Female Pattern Hair Loss

Also called female pattern baldness or female androgenetic alopecia, female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is a condition causing scalp hair shedding and thinning in women. In other words, the hair follicles shrink and lose their ability to grow out thick, healthy hair. Generally, only the top portion of the head undergoes thinning, but all scalp […]

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Male Pattern Hair Loss

Also called male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia, male pattern hair loss is a condition wherein scalp hair thins out gradually, becoming almost unnoticeable after some time when untreated. Baldness typically happens after 15-25 years of persistent male pattern hair loss. The hair problem may affect both genders and is the primary reason why humans […]

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Alopecia Mucinosa

Also called follicular mucinosis, alopecia mucinosa is an inflammatory health condition affecting the sebaceous glands and hair follicles, causing hair loss. The hair loss is generally at the scalp, face and neck, but hair on other body parts could be affected too. When examined under microscope, the hair follicles have mucin around them. Mucin is […]

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Alopecia Barbae

Alopecia barbae is a kind of hair loss or baldness that impacts both the moustache and beard. Barbae, in Latin, means the face’s bearded part. Since facial hair is the danger zone, men are obviously more likely to suffer from the condition. Like other types of alopecia, alopecia barbae is an autoimmune disease wherein the […]

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss wherein the hair falls out in patches, usually on the scalp. The patches are usually few and far between. The hair loss could be sudden and a bald patch may appear within a few days. Body hair could also be lost due to alopecia areata. The condition […]

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