Alopecia is the medical term for hair loss, but it can come in many forms. The most common form of hair loss is androgenetic alopecia, which is more commonly known as male (or female) pattern baldness. Another very common form of hair loss is traction alopecia, which means hair loss as a result of tight hairstyles that pull on the scalp. Traction alopecia is reversible if it doesn’t go on too long, but it can become permanent if the signs are neglected or ignored. [Read more…] about Facts About Traction Alopecia
As the name implies, androgenetic alopecia, the medical name for male (or female) pattern baldness, has a genetic component. So do Asian people have a greater or lesser risk of hair loss as a result? [Read more…] about Androgenetic Alopecia in Asian People
Modern HIV treatment means people are living longer than ever with AIDS, which is wonderful. It also means that classic aging issues can now affect patients. This includes androgenic alopecia, more commonly known as male or female pattern baldness. Hair restoration for people undergoing treatment for HIV/AIDS requires special consideration. We’ll examine these considerations as part of AIDS Awareness month and World AIDS Day. [Read more…] about Are People with HIV Good Candidates for Hair Restoration?
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a disease that causes many problems for women suffering from it, including potential fertility issues. A common side effect is excessive body hair, but it can also cause hair loss in women. While PCOS Awareness Month may be over, it’s never too late to learn more about this stressful condition. [Read more…] about PCOS Related Hair Loss In Women
Pretty much one of the first questions a person dealing with hair loss asks is – do I have enough hair to even get a hair transplant? Unfortunately, hair loss can happen for many reasons, which means the answer can vary. [Read more…] about Is It Ever Too Late for Hair Restoration?
Everyone experiences some hair loss each day – unless you have no hair, of course. Still, everyone wonders occasionally – how much hair loss is normal? Unfortunately, there is no single answer. [Read more…] about When Should You Worry About Hair Loss
National Hair Loss Month
Hair loss isn’t just an inconvenience. It can be a sign of a health problem. Knowing the type of hair loss you’re experiencing is important to better understand your options. That’s why every August, we want to increase awareness for Hair Loss Month! Here are some interesting facts about hair loss you may not know.
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Male pattern hair loss, of which the most common form goes by the medical name of androgenetic alopecia, is a sign of aging most men want to avoid. However, reports of a link between androgenetic alopecia and prostate cancer is even worse news. [Read more…] about Is There a Link Between Prostate Cancer & Hair Loss?
With the National Institute of Health reporting that more than 50 percent of men will suffer some form of hair loss by age 50, it’s no wonder that men frequently try to determine what their personal health risk is for androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia is the formal name for the most common type of hair loss in men. From considering the history of hair loss on both mother’s and father’s side to listening to old wives’ tales relating stories of hair loss and hairiness elsewhere, men want to anticipate any potential problem and act to counter it as soon as possible.