Don’t Freak Out If You’re Shedding More Hair Than Usual Right Now – HuffPost

But, just because it’s common to shed more hair during this time doesn’t mean you should assume that is the only reason for hair loss. Dr. Angela Lamb, director of the Westside Mount Sinai Dermatology Faculty Practice, director of dermatology at the Institute of Family Health and an assistant dermatology professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Angela Lamb, told HuffPost that yes, “The hair cycles more rapidly at different times of the year or due to hormonal differences,” but hair loss could also be the result of a larger issue.