Hair Problem: Alopecia

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 While previous estimates, what is normal hair loss is quoted above 100 to 150 hairs a day, recent studies show that the number is actually closer to 35-40 hairs per day. This means that you see evidence of some shedding of hair under normal grooming.

But what we are concerned here not the normal shedding of hair, but rather abnormal hair loss, also known as alopecia [Al oh SHORTY Shah]. Alopecia most commonly found in three forms: androgenic alopecia [en friend JEN ik Al oh SHORTY Shah], Alopecia areata [Al-oh WEE Shah air-ee AH-Tah] and postpartum alopecia. Each of these types of alopecia is characterized as follows:

Androgenic alopecia:

Androgenic alopecia, also called to Androgenetic Alopecia [sl each it-NET-ik]is the most common form of hair loss and is the result of genetics, aging and hormonal changes which together cause changes in the hair follicle. These changes, which have led to the miniaturization of the Terminal hair in vellus hair. The condition can be found in the individuals out of their teens and up in age. He is often seen at the age of forty.

At the age of 35, approximately 40% of men and women show some degree of hair loss. Androgenic alopecia with men often showed thinning hair on the front and on the top of our heads, the traditional form of Horseshoe fringe hair around the head. When this happens in humans, androgenic alopecia is Baldness-male “, and the condition affects about 40 million people in America who is himself.

Women, androgenic alopecia, thinning hair is progressing as generalized throughout the Crown and top of the head. During the American women, who’s about twenty million androgenic alopecia.


Alopecia Areata:

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune skin diseases where the body system begins suddenly attack hair follicles. Hair loss from Alopecia areata typically seen in patches on the head and/or the bodies and may progress to total scalp hair loss (alopecia totalis called) and may even disseminate results in the loss of all the hair on his head and body (called alopecia universalis). Alopecia Areata occurs in men and women, and all of the races, of any age, although it is usually begins in childhood. In humans, approximately ten percent of cases of Alopecia areata cause loss of facial hair (called alopecia barbae).

Alopecia Areata is a fairly common disease, affecting approximately 1.7 per cent of the population in the world, with more than 4.7 million cases reported in the United States of America. Its development is often sporadic and may appear Capricious. Patches of hair can lose in one place, then grow up normally and you will lose again. And it seems that patches move, “eventually the area of the lag can grow between the new patches of loss form on other pages. Other people may find that their Alopecia areata starts out as a small patch of hair loss, and all of a sudden, with or without re-growth in the affected areas. Still others find that their alopecia only ever in one small area.

Although alopecia common disease is not known, or even life-threatening, is sporadic and propensity to repeat often have profound psychological effects on the victim. This may have an impact on his life and ability to function at work, at school and in social settings.


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