13 Causes of Alopecia and Treatments of Alopecia

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13 Causes of Alopecia and treatments – Balding, round patches of Male Pattern Baldness on the scalps. Know in detail what are the causes of Alopecia and its treatments. Alopecia Causes maybe by aging, hormonal changes, high-stress levels, or system reactions, etc..

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Topics covered related to Causes of Alopecia are:

What is Alopecia?
What are the Causes of Alopecia?
What are the Side Effects & Complications of alopecia?
Types of Alopecia & its Causes ·      
Treatments of Alopecia

What is Alopecia?

  • Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair to fall out in small patches, which can be unnoticeable. These patches may connect, however, and then become noticeable. The condition develops when the immune system attacks the hair follicles, resulting in hair loss.
  • Regular thinning on top of the head. This is the most common type of hair loss, affecting both men and women as they age. …
  • Circular or patchy bald spots. …
  • Sudden loosening of hair. …
  • Full-body hair loss. …
  • Patches of scaling that spread over the scalp

13 Causes of Alopecia

  • Allergies
  • Aggravations
  • Toxins
  • Burns
  • Wounds and Infections
  • Specific Medications (particularly anabolic steroids)
  • Chronic Kidney Failure
  • Radiation, and Chemotherapy
  • Overdose of Vitamin A
  • Iron Deficiency
  • Anemia
  • Fever
  • Hormonal Imbalances or Pregnancy

Complications and Side effects of Alopecia | 13 Causes of Alopecia and treatments

  • Thinning of Hair at the Crown, temples, or both. “High Forehead” i.e. Receding Hairline
  • For women, Hair Loss starts on the highest point of the head
  • Men can go totally Bald
  • Women do not lose the hair on the Crown of the head
  • Small Round Patches of Hair

What are the Types of Alopecia? 13 Causes of Alopecia and treatments

There are 6 types of alopecia explained briefly:

Androgenic Alopecia | Causes of Alopecia

  • Seen Both Men & Women
  • Male Pattern Baldness (called in Men)
  • Hair loss starts pattern baldness on both the temples in M Shape

Alopecia Areata | Causes of Alopecia

  • Patchy hair loss
  • The autoimmune system attacks healthy hair follicles
  • The exact reason is still unclear
  • But mostly seen under stress and distressing conditions

Alopecia Totalis | Causes of Alopecia

  • Alopecia Totalis people lose all of the hair from the scalp and can cause complete baldness
  • Not similar Alopecia Areata
  • An advanced form of alopecia areata.
  • Genetics plays a major role  
  • It is a rare autoimmune disease

Alopecia Universalis | Causes of Alopecia

  • Causes Male Pattern Baldness
  • Not similar to other types of alopecia
  • Autoimmune system attacks healthy hair follicles
  • 50 – 50 chances of hair regrowth after few months or years
  • But can use hair wigs

Cicatricial Alopecia or Scarring Alopecia | Causes of Alopecia

  • It is caused by irritation that results in the destruction of the hair follicle leading to permanent hair loss
  • If treated early in the disease course, regrowth of hair is sometimes possible

Traction Alopecia | Alopecia Causes

  • When tension is applied to hair for a prolonged period
  • It is a behavioural type of hair loss

Treatment of Alopecia |Preventions from Alopecia

A combination of Therapy has to apply for Preventing & Treating Alopecia.

  • Platelet Rich Plasma – PRP
  • Stem Cell Therapy   

Alternative Treatment for Alopecia Totalis & Alopecia Universalis

  • Hair Weaving

The rest of the choices are to experience Surgical Hair Transplant or wear a Wig or Hair Patch or Toupee.

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