Alopecia Totalis is complete or total loss of hair on the scalp.
Alopecia Universalis is the complete loss of hair on the body and the scalp
Androgenetic Alopecia is considered hereditary hair loss. The hair on the scalp often turns almost transparent before falling out. Male pattern baldness is another name for androgenetic alopecia. This type of alopecia can also effect women.
There are many kinds of hairloss, a few specific kinds of alopecia include:
Alopecia Barbae is specific to men only. It is the loss of the beard hair area.
Alopecia Mucinosa is hair loss that accompanied by scaly skin patches.
Anagen Effluvium is the type of hairloss caused by chemotherapy and other medications. This kind of patchy hairloss is temporary. When the medications stop the hair loss will grows back.
Telogen Effluvium is where the amount of hair being shed is so much that the hair is visibly thinner.
Scarring Alopecia is where the hair being shed leaves the skin scarred
Traction Alopecia is the shedding which occurs when a person pulls at their hair too much. This may be because of styling their hair a certain way or stress related causing the hair follicles to stop developing new hair cells.
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Sometimes, I get lazy at night. I don’t want to wash my face and I just want my hair out of the way. So, I pull it back it a ponytail. I know this is bad. Not for my sleep, but for my hair. If you csdnioer the hours that my head rubs against the pillow in that ponytail, it cannot be good. And according to experts in Dermatology, I am not too off base. Although many things contribute to hair damage and hair loss, one of the most common reasons we lose hair is due to poor cosmetic grooming decisions.