Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

What is Alopecia Areata?

Alopecia Areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. The damage to the follicle is usually not permanent. Experts do not know why the immune system attacks the follicles. Alopecia Areata is most common in people younger than 20, but children and adults of any age may be affected. Women and men are affected equally.

Signs & Symptoms Of Alopecia Areata Treatment

  • Sudden loss of hair in defined patches usually circular or coin shaped
  • Hair fall even on touch
  • Bald patches spread rapidly
  • May affect body hair 

Alopecia Areata Treatment

Depending on the severity and the stage of hair loss, the appropriate treatment for alopecia Areata will be suggested. There could be supplements to bring down the autoimmunity, local application to stimulate hair growth and nutritional supplement to support the recovering hair follicles. Mesotherapy and PRP therapy are also useful in Alopecia Areata cases.
Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune condition in which the cells of hair follicles are attacked by the body leading to patchy hair loss in bunches. Sometimes the patient notices the hair loss and the bald patch suddenly in the morning.