What is Hair Loss?
Hair loss is a problem that can occur due to scalp diseases, drugs, malnutrition, stress, genetic and hormonal factors. A healthy scalp has an average of 100 thousand hairs, and an average of 100-150 hair loss in adults is considered normal.
What Are the Types of Hair Loss?
Depending on different factors, at least 10 types of hair loss can be defined:
- Alopecia Areata: Hair loss that occurs in patches anywhere on the body
- Alopecia Totalis: Total hair loss on the scalp
- Alopecia Universalis: Loss of all body hair
- Alopecia Barbae: Loss of facial hair
- Alopecia Mucinosa: Baldness resulting in scaly patches
- Androgenetic Alopecia: Thinning of hair until it becomes transparent
- Traction Alopecia: Hair loss due to excessive shrinkage in the hair shaft
- Anagen Effluvium: Hair loss caused by chemicals
- Scarring Alopecia: Baldness that causes scarring in the area of hair loss
- Telogen Effluvium: Hair loss caused by the opening of the hair gaps more than normal