Category: Alopecia

An Overview of Alopecia

Alopecia may sound like the name of a girl you went to school with, but it’s actually the name for a type of hair loss. It occurs when your immune system does something wrong– when it mistakenly attacks your hair follicles. Why does it do this? Nobody knows, for sure. Who can get it? Anyone–… Read more »

Experts Say This Popular Hairstyle Could Cause Hair Loss

Experts Say This Popular Hairstyle Could Cause Hair Loss

In recent years the top knot has been everywhere, from hip urban cafes to the red carpet at the Oscars. When worn by males, it’s become known in pop culture circles as the “man bun.” Check the entertainment headlines and you won’t have to look far to find at least one example of this hot… Read more »

Understanding Androgenic Alopecia

Understanding Androgenic Alopecia

Alopecia is an autoimmune disease which results in the loss of hair on certain parts of the body. When the hair loss is caused by changes in hormones in the scalp called androgens, we call this condition androgenic alopecia. In men, this condition is colloquially referred to as male pattern baldness. While men are typically… Read more »

Hair Solutions for Alopecia

Alopecia most commonly occurs in a period of time from early childhood to late teens. It is believed this hair loss disease is genetically indicated and tends to occur in families with autoimmune disorders. The emotional scars from Alopecia can often be more significant than the biological scars. While an Alopecia patient may feel tingling… Read more »