Types of Hair Loss Affecting Women
If you have heard of female pattern baldness, it is nothing but Androgenetic Alopecia. It is a type of hair loss problem suffered by women due to certain traits passed on in their genetics. This is called so because hair loss happens in a pattern. And that pattern is the same among all people suffering from Androgenetic Alopecia. Hair fall in Androgenetic Alopecia starts from the temples and spreads all over the scalp. Girls and women of the age group between 12 years to 40 years have more chances of suffering from Androgenetic Alopecia
Telogen effluvium is a temporary hair loss problem. In this hair growth is again possible. Telogen effluvium is caused due to excessive stress taken or exerted upon an individual. As soon as the individual completes his stress period and leads a normal life. Lack of zinc, iron, and vitamins is a common cause for Telogen effluvium. Since hair loss in the Telogen effluvium is temporary, hair restoration procedures are not that advisable. Because removal of hair restoration destroys those new hair grown on the scalp
Anagen refers to the stage in the hair cycle where the hairs are still growing. In Anagen effluvium, hairs in the Anagen stage starts shedding. This means new hair growth is there but those hairs that are newly growing too are shedding. Boils and fungal infections on the scalp cause Anagen effluvium. Hormonal imbalance and stress can also cause this condition.
Alopecia Areata is a kind of hair fall problem in which hair fall happens in a start-stop – restart pattern. Hair fall problems in general if start once in a lifetime will persist until a long time resulting in complete or partial baldness. In the case of alopecia Areata, it is different. It means, doesn’t happen continuously. Instead, the hair fall problem starts and then stops after some time. Then again starts after some days, months or years and then again stops after some time and again the same repeats. Another important thing you should know about alopecia Areata is that hair fall, in this case, is not because of a problem with hairs. It is caused because of an acquired skin infection that affects skin areas having hairs causing hair fall.
Do you look great with dreadlock, then be ready to get hair fall soon. And that hair fall problems is traction alopecia. If your hair styling involves any kind of pulling of hairs for a long time, then you should fear traction alopecia. Traction alopecia is a hair fall problem caused when hairs are tightly pulled for long periods. Traction alopecia stands really at a different position among all other hair fall problems. Because it is not caused due to any kind of medical condition but is caused due to human effort to pull hairs to make themselves look great.