Hair Loss Types
Not All Hair Loss is the Same
Types of Hair Loss
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Rapid hair loss caused by medications used during a medical treatment. Hair usually grows back after treatment is discontinued.
Genetic hair loss or Pattern Baldness.
Auto Immune condition that causes patches of hair loss.
Skin condition that attacks all the hair follicles even the eye lashes and eye brows but not the rest of the body.
When thinning occurs all over the entire head.
Temporary hair loss due to hormones after pregnancy.
Due to illness or stress, hair follicles enter the Telogen or resting phase prematurely.
When hair follicles become permanently damaged and scarring occurs due to pony tails, braids or other hair styles that involve excessive pulling.
A psychological condition where the patient pulls out their own hair. If scarring occurs hair follicles can become permanently damaged.