Alopecia is the hair loss on the scalp, but may also occur in eyebrows, eyelashes or body hair. The causes of alopecia can occur are multiple.
Androgenetic is the most common concern and a greater number of people because there is a genetic influence primarily. There are many other factors, such as the deficits of vitamins, calcium, amino acids and many minerals or. Other hormonal factors also influence such as thyroid dysfunction or male sex hormones, infections, stress, psychological factors, and a lot more causes.
Symptoms and treatment of alopecia
The main presenting symptom is decreased alopecia or hair loss. There diffuse alopecia following a pattern, other plates, (like alopecia areata ), on the front line ( frontal fibrosing alopecia ) and other moth-eaten ( syphilis) or plumes.
Turning back the alopecia, although depending on the type, the causative factors, genetic or autoimmune factor, determines a different body responses to treatment. The best of them varies greatly according to the etiology of alopecia. In men, minoxidil, finasteride or dutasteride are the best treatments in postmenopausal women, complex Vitaminics or 11 alpha hydroxyprogesterone topical among others.
This treatment must not always be lifelong. In the case of androgenetic alopecia, especially if it is in an advanced stage, treatment is usually very prolonged to maintain the result if the hair has recovered.