Hair loss (alopecia) can affect just your scalp or your entire body temporarily and permanently as well. It can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions or a normal part of aging. Anyone can lose hair on their head, but it’s more common in men.
Baldness typically refers to excessive hair loss from your scalp. The most common cause of baldness is Hereditary hair loss with age is. Many people prefer to let their hair loss run, other may cover it with hairstyles, makeups, hats or scarves. And still others choose one of the treatments options available to prevent further hair loss or restore growth.
Hair loss may appear in different ways, depending on its root cause. It can come on suddenly or gradually and affect just your scalp or the whole body.
Signs and symptoms of hair loss may include:
• Gradual thinning on top of head. Most common type of hair loss, affecting people as they age. In men, hair receding starts at the hairline on the forehead. Women typically have a broadening of the part in their hair. An increasingly common hair loss pattern in older women is a receding hairline (frontal fibrosing alopecia)
• Circular or patchy bald spots. Before hairs falls out, your skin may become itchy or painful. Some people lose their hair in circular or patchy bald spots on the scalp, beard or eyebrows.
• Sudden loosening of hair. This type of hair loss usually causes overall hair thinning but is temporary. A physical or emotional shock can cause hair to loosen. Washing or combing your hair Handfuls of hair may come out when or even after gentle tugging.
• Patches of scaling that spread over the scalp. This is a sign of ringworm. It may be accompanied by broken hair, redness, swelling and, at times, oozing.
With advancements in modern science, the use of regenerative cells stimulated with autologous PRP can rather be a reasonable option that can provide visually improve hair restoration, texture, strength and growth.