Hair loss in men that is the result of an underlying cause of hair follicle vulnerability is called male pattern baldness and is also known as Androgenic alopecia. This is usually the most common type of loss of hair, and it will affect nearly 70% if men at some time during their life.Commonly, men will have the recession of hair at their temples and with vertex balding, or baldness that occurs at the crown of the head Is caused by the DHT hormone increasing, but it has been established that baldness can in fact be genetic. Most commonly, male pattern […]
Male pattern baldness affects over 50% of men over 50 and most men at some point in their lives. Most affected men never wish to seek any treatment although some treatments are available if needed to help hair regrow.
For most men, the first signs of hair loss foretell the inevitability of aging. Apart from the hair disappearing, most men lose what little confidence they had thanks to baldness. For the most part, it is not very clear why some men are affected by hair loss and others come out unscathed. One thing is for certain, if you’re losing hair, you’re losing self-esteem.
Alopecia areata is a condition or disease where hair loss is experienced in some part of the epidermis, usually the scalp. It is an autoimmune disease where the body does not recognize itself and thus the nerve endings attack the hair follicle (the root of the hair that is responsible for hair growth). This in turn causes the loss of hair in that particular area of the skin, usually in round or oval shapes.
Alopecia is the medical term for acute hair loss and baldness. Despite alopecia being a very common disease among individuals worldwide, the technical term is not well-known and can provide images of a life-threatening illness. The truth is alopecia is just another name for hair loss and balding. It can be caused by a variety of physical and psychological factors and is found in both adults and children. Although more common in men, this condition is also experienced by women. Main Types Of Alopecia Androgenetic Alopecia The most well known is the androgenetic form or genetic hair loss. This is […]