Many factors impact hair shedding or hair loss. If you have made a significant change in your life recently and you are noticing increased hair shedding, you can expect that change to be at least a part of the reason. Birth control is one of those factors. In fact, it can be a significant reason why you have seen a significant increase in hair loss. Because of how birth control works and what it does, many types of it can be a common cause for hair loss. Let’s take a closer look.