Category: Hair Problems

All About Traction Alopecia: Causes & Treatment

Hair loss in traction alopecia is most common on the sides and front of the scalp. This disorder is caused by constant pulling on the scalp. Treatment for TA is aimed at preventing the occurrence of tangled hair or patches. Symptoms include redness and scaling of the scalp, broken or lost hair and little bumps […]

What Is Alopecia?

Alopecia areata, also known as alopecia, is a common autoimmune disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks a part of the body. The exact cause of alopecia areata is unknown. However, scientists believe that it may be related to genes. The most common symptoms are alopecia areata patches on the head, face, neck, and […]

Alopecia Areata Overview

Alopecia Areata is a common autoimmune disorder that affects up to 1% of the general population. It occurs equally in males and females, and generally strikes during early childhood, late adolescence, or early adulthood. Fortunately, there are currently several treatments available. A few are approved for other diseases, but there are no known cures. The […]