Alopecia is simply excessive hair loss, and it can take several forms. The progression of hair loss depends on the person and the specific cause. Alopecia can occur in patchy areas on the scalp, across the whole scalp, or even over the whole body. The professionals at Atoupee Hair can help you understand alopecia, determine what form you have, and plan for the future while resolving your current hair loss. We have years of expertise helping women to replace lost hair and prevent future loss.
All kinds of stress can take a toll on your system, and the growth of your hair isn't immune. Stress can take the form of daily anxiety, physical trauma, or an emotional struggle. It can occur over time or in a single, short-term event. Regardless of the nature of your stress, if you're experiencing hair loss, it's a potential cause to consider.
Hormonal changes and imbalances can cause temporary hair loss. This could be due to pregnancy, childbirth, changes involving birth control pills, the onset of menopause, or an overactive or underactive thyroid gland. Hair loss is often delayed by about three months following a hormonal change, it can take three months for new hair to grow back. It is normal to have thicker, more luxuriant hair during pregnancy, and then to experience some hair loss about three months after delivery. If a hormonal imbalance is associated with an overproduction of testosterone, there may be a thinning of hair over the crown of the scalp. If hormonal imbalances are causing your hair loss, the specialists at Atoupee Hair can help.
Hair pulling can be something you're conscious of, or that you're not even aware is happening. While hair styling rarely causes hair loss, a few very specific styling techniques can put constant strain on the hair and make it fall out. We can help you determine if styling is hurting your hair, and give you new options to get a similar look without the strain.
Trichotillomania is a disorder in which people are compelled to pull out their own hair. Though uncommon, this form of hair loss can have a huge impact on quality of life. We can help you reduce the impact of compulsive hair pulling if it's something you're struggling with.
Medical Causes are responsible for hair loss in a much greater proportion of women than of men. That's why identifying the cause of hair loss is so important for women. At times, medical treatment directly causes hair loss. In other cases, hair loss can be a symptom of an underlying condition. In every situation, knowing the root cause of hair loss is vital to find the right solution.
The most familiar medical cause of hair loss is treatment for cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy can both cause complete hair loss, but the transition can be smoothly managed. Hair generally grows back to its original fullness once these treatments have ended. Diabetes and Lupus are two conditions that can bring on hair loss as well. Vitamin deficiencies and eating disorders can prevent your hair from getting the nutrition it needs to grow. Hair loss is also a side effect of prescription medications for many common conditions.