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Alopecia Doesn’t Have to Be Forever at The Lifestyle Center!

Oct 31, 2018 — by Richard Moore, M.D. | Comments (0)
Tags: Alopecia Hair Loss Artas Ix Androgenic Alopecia Alopecia Areata

For centuries, thick, luxurious hair has been seen as a sign of health, youth, and beauty in humans within nearly every society. When you lose your hair, it can often make you feel devastated. Regardless of your age, sex, race, or lifestyle, hair loss can really knock your confidence and self-esteem down quite a few pegs. You aren t alone, however this frustrating issue affects millions of people worldwide. What is alopecia? Believe it or not, you know what alopecia is you re just not familiar with the medical term. Alopecia is the Latin medical term for the partial or complete absence of hair from the head or other areas of the body. It includes both scarring and non-scarring types of hair loss. What are the different types of alopecia? There are various types of alopecia that can affect nearly anyone at any point in their lives, including the following: Androgenic alopecia: Also known as male pattern baldness, this is the most common type of hair loss and can affect b