Alopecia

Definition of Alopecia:

Loss of hair.

Topics Related to Alopecia

Alopecia (Hair Loss)

...the condition
Alopecia areata is the name for a condition in which round patches of hair loss appear suddenly...”

Biotin

...as a treatment
“...HAIR/SCALP: Alopecia, Baldness, Dandruff...”
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Biotin Requirement

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Deficiency symptoms include anemia, chronic fatigue, loss of appetite, impairment of fat metabolism, irregular heartbeat, impaired cognitive skills, anorexia, baldness, alopecia, insomnia, depression, drowsiness, hallucinations, muscle pain, pallor, dandruff, dermatitis, psoriasis, seborrhea, eczema...”

Enlarged Prostate

...the condition
“...5-alpha reductase is the enzyme which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which, besides stimulating prostate growth is the hormone that triggers androgenetic alopecia in individuals who are genetically susceptible...”

Female Hair Loss

...relationship to Lupus, SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
Alopecia occurs in 50% of patients...”

Heparin

...as a treatment
“...Rarer side-effects include alopecia and osteoporosis with chronic use...”

Lavender Oil

...as a treatment
“...stress, insomnia, restlessness, vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach, abdominal swelling, headache pain, sprains, wound healing, canker sores, post-operative pain (including C-sections), alopecia areata, and preventing general hair loss...”

Male Hair Loss

...the condition
“...It is the largest single type of recognizable alopecia to affect both men and women...”
...relationship to Lupus, SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
Alopecia occurs in 50% of patients...”
...recommendation Stinging Nettle
“...Because of this small amount of evidence some people have taken radix urticae as an alternative treatment for androgenetic alopecia...”
...recommendation Green Tea
“Of interest to those with androgenetic alopecia is evidence that green tea can influence serum concentrations of hormones...”
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Silicon / Silica

...as a treatment
“...Deficiency symptoms include premature aging, wrinkles, brittle nails, alopecia (thinning hair), baldness, insomnia, retarded growth rate, osteoporosis, impaired bone structure...”

Vitiligo

...the condition
“...Even though most people with vitiligo are in good general health, they are at greater risk of ... Alopecia areata (round patches of hair loss)...”

Zinc Requirement

...the condition
“...This results in eczematoid skin lesions, alopecia, diarrhea, and concurrent bacterial and yeast infections...”
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