Wigs for Alopecia Patients

Alopecia is a medical term used to describe the loss of hair. There are many different types of alopecia and each type has a different effect on the body. Most types of alopecia share the same cause – an autoimmune reaction in the body. In this disease, the immune system mistakenly attacks the hair follicles and causes the interruption of hair growth. Depending on the type of alopecia experienced, the hair loss may be temporary or permanent.

Types of Alopecia

  • Alopecia Areata: Hair loss which occurs in patchy areas on the scalp.
  • Alopecia Totalis: Hair loss present over the entire scalp.
  • Alopecia Universalis: Hair loss which occurs over the entire body, including the scalp, eyebrows etc..
  • Androgenetic Alopecia: Normal genetic hair loss caused by DHT in men and hereditary factors in women.
  • Traction Alopecia: Hair loss which occurs do to traction or excessive rubbing on hair at the base of the scalp. Traction alopecia is commonly seen with braids, pony tails and other hairstyles which create traction on the scalp.

Traction Alopecia: Hair loss which occurs do to traction or excessive rubbing on hair at the base of the scalp. Traction alopecia is commonly seen with braids, pony tails and other hairstyles which create traction on the scalp.

The National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF), headquartered in San Rafael, CA, supports research to find a cure, or acceptable treatment, for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. NAAF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.

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