Alopecia: What it is and how to treat it

Alopecia: What it is and how to treat it

Alopecia is an umbrella term for conditions characterized by hair loss.

Alopecia occurs when the usual cycle of hair growth is interrupted or halted.

Alopecia is not contagious, but it can be a sign of other health problems.

Alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, is one of the more common types of alopecia. But here's how it can be treated.

Alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, is one of the more common types of alopecia. But here's how it can be treated.

Microneedling, that involves puncturing the scalp with tiny needles to promote collagen triggers hair growth.

Minoxidil is an over-the-counter product that you can apply it topically to areas experiencing hair loss.

Managing your stress can sometimes halt hair loss triggered by severe stressors.