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Why Are My Eyebrows Falling Out? 9 Reasons Your Brows are Thinning

Apr 19, 2022

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 Reasons Your Brows are Thinning  Reasons Your Brows are Thinning

Have you noticed thinning brows lately? There are a few reasons why your brows could be thinning and it may help to pinpoint the cause when looking for a solution.

In some cases, you may be able to reverse eyebrow hair loss through restoration treatment or surgery.

Talk to a FUE doctor in San Jose to learn more about your options.

9 Reasons Why Your Eyebrows Are Falling Out

Here are a few reasons why your eyebrows may be thinning- or falling out:

1. Alopecia

If you have alopecia, you may have thin brows or no eyebrows at all. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's immune system to attack your eyebrow hair follicles. This may also prevent the brow hair from growing back.

2. Diet

If you have a diet that is deficient in certain nutrients, it can impact your eyebrows. Nutrients that impact hair growth include Vitamins E, C, B-12, and D, as well as iron and omega-3 fatty acids. In a case like this, a simple oral supplement may be all that is needed to improve eyebrow hair growth.

Also Read: Which Vitamins Contribute The Most To Healthy Hair?

3. Dermatitis

Skin conditions like psoriasis can cause issues with eyebrow hair growth. Dermatitis impacts the follicles.

4. Hormones

If you have issues with your thyroid or are hormonal, this can also affect how your eyebrows grow. Since your thyroid controls metabolism, it also affects hair growth. See your medical provider to learn more.

5. Chemo

Anyone who is going through or who has gone through Chemotherapy may find that their eyebrows thin and stop growing. Chemo is intended to impact the cells, and hair loss is one of the side effects.

6. Stress

Stress and anxiety can cause hair loss- including your eyebrows. This may be temporary when there are any significant changes to your lifestyle, including experiencing trauma or duress.

Also Read: The Link Between Stress and Hair Loss.

7. Overgrooming

Many people cause issues with thin eyebrows by overgrooming and overplucking them. This can harm and damage the follicle so that hair will not grow.

8. Scars

Do you have scars on or near your eyebrows? This can easily affect how the hair grows, as well as how thick your eyebrows are. Scar tissue from facial burns or trauma may also influence eyebrows.

9. Age

There seems to be an increase in thinning of hair, in general, after age 40 for both men and women.

Finding a Top Surgeon in Bay Area Eyebrow Enhancements

Are your eyebrows thinning or falling out? Contact Dr. Diep at MHTA Clinic, a specialist in Eyebrow Restoration in San Francisco and Los Gatos, CA, to learn more.

Contact us today!

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