Who get affected with Alopecia?
Alopecia is an auto immune hair disorder, which causes unpredictable patchy hair loss, and can be triggered at any given time, by a number of factors. Our approach helps strengthen your immunity system, and effectively treat this disorder by preventing further loss of hair and improving your natural hair growth.
People who can get affected with Alopecia
Alopecia refers to a type of hair loss where your hair follicles are attacked by the immune system. Also known as spot baldness, alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that usually starts with one or more round patches on the scalp. It is a highly unpredictable disease where the hair follicles become small and does not grow hair above the skin surface. It usually begins with a few strands of hair falling out, gradually resulting into total round and smooth hairless patch on the scalp. Apart from the scalp, a person could lose hair from other parts of the body as well.
It can cause different types of hair loss. These include Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis. The first time a patch appears, it is a bit difficult to trace its progress. It could either result into loss of hair on body, eyebrows or head, or at times more than just one patch on head.
A person can get affected with Alopecia due to varied reasons. The reasons are:
• When you suffer from auto-immune disease
• When you suffer from type 1 Diabetes
• When you have a family history
• When you are suffering from stress
Your chances of getting affected with Alopecia is higher if:
• You have a family history of someone with Alopecia
• You are diagnosed with some other autoimmune disease
• If your immune system does not function normally