All You Need To Know About Alopecia And Hair Loss

31/03/2016

Probably the most well-known form of alopecia is alopecia areata. But did you know there are actually four different types of alopecia?

 

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The different types of alopecia

 

 

 

 

What could cause the onset of alopecia?

Alopecia is classed as an autoimmune disorder which means for some reason, in trying to defend itself against unwanted invaders, the body attacks itself. In this case it attacks the hair follicles. Alopecia causes include:

 

 

What are the three stages of alopecia areata?

Patchy alopecia areata has three stages:

 

  1. Sudden loss of hair
  2. Enlargement of bald patch or patches
  3. Regrowth of hair

 

Other problems associated with alopecia areata

Because this is fundamentally an autoimmune problem, medical professionals should also check for atopy, vitiligo, thyroid disease, and other autoimmune conditions. As its presentation my well affect the victim socially and psychologically, there is also a prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients.

 

Treatments for alopecia areata

Topical treatments are especially useful in treating patients with alopecia areata:

 

 

Injections of triamcinolone can be effective and intravenous steroids can lead to temporary hair regrowth. Also lipid lowering agents such as simvastatin and ezetimbibe have also been known to be successful. JAK inhibitors (such as oral tofacitinib and oral ruxolotinib) also can have good results.

 

Cosmetic treatment for alopecia

 

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It can restore even a completely bald head to look like a full head of shaved hair. Visit our gallery for treatment examples of alopecia treatments. SMP treatment can cure the effects of dealing with hair loss without surgery, drugs or side effects.

 

Alopecia Areata Before Scalp Micropigmentation Treatment

 

alopecia areata before treatment

 

Alopecia Areata After Scalp Micropigmentation Treatment

 

alopecia after smp treatment

 

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