Alopecia Areata is a disease that happens when the immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair loss. Hair follicles are the structures in skin that form hair. While hair can be lost from any part of the body, Alopecia Areata usually affects the head and face.
What are the causes of Alopecia Areata?
Family history (heredity)
Hairstyles and treatments
Medications and supplements
Radiation therapy to the head
Hormonal changes and medical conditions
Medication can be used as an alternative non-invasive option for hair loss including androgenetic alopecia, male pattern hair loss and female pattern hair loss. Medication is known to be a safe, effective, steroid-free alternative treatment for Alopecia Areata. It will take at least six months of treatment to stop further hair loss and begin hair hair growth. It may take several months to determine whether the treatment is effective for you. If it’s working, you’ll need to keep taking it indefinitely to retain the benefits. The medication protocol is available in sprays and creams.
Steroid injections an be used as an alternative non-invasive option for hair loss including androgenetic alopecia, male pattern hair loss and female pattern hair loss. are used to treat some types of hair loss. Steroid injections treat hair loss caused by the body’s own immune system attacking hair follicles. Normally, the immune system should be fighting infections.