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Causes of Hair Loss

HAIR LOSS FACTS

Hair Dreams by Christal, specializes in non-surgical hair replacement systems for those experiencing hair loss due to: Cancer, Alopecia, Telogen Effluvium, Trauma/Surgery, Lupus, Burns, Trichotillomania, Pattern Baldness or hair loss due to medications.

Alopecia

Alopecia is a generalized term for the different forms of the hair loss disease Alopecia. Alopecia causes baldness in areas of the body that should naturally contain hair such as the head or certain areas of the body such as the legs or in males the chest.

Alopecia Androgenetic

Alopecia Androgenetic is a common hair loss problem in both male and females, it’s more regularly known as pattern baldness. The symptoms of this disease are balding above the temples and the crown of the head in males and in females all-over thinning of the hair.

Alopecia Areata

A disease that causes sudden smooth, circular patches of hair loss. It is thought that it is caused by the body forming antibodies against some hair follicles. It can result from such factors as stress and genetics.

Alopecia Totalis

A condition that results in no hair on the scalp. It may begin as Alopecia areata or some other cause, this is triggered by an Auto-immune disease or disorder.

Alopecia Universalis

A condition that results in no hair on any part of the body; this includes eyelashes, eyebrows, and scalp hair. It may develop as alopecia areata or result from another cause.

Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss

Chemical treatment, usually of cancers, using drugs that have high levels of toxicity, frequently causing temporary alopecia.

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Hair loss at the front of the head. Typically, the hair line recedes progressively.

Telogen Effluvium

Telogen Effluvium is a form of alopecia that is caused either by a hormonal imbalance or certain medications. Telogen effluvium can be delayed (occurring a few months after the stressful incident) or chronic (unresolved). This is usually recovered from quickly and the hair starts to grow back on its own.

Trichotillomania (Trich)

A psychological condition that produces an unavoidable urge to pull the hair from one’s scalp, nose, facial hair including eyebrows and eyelashes, or other body hair.

Traction Alopecia

Traction alopecia is hair loss caused by tightly pulled hairstyles. Caught early, it is fully reversible, and the hair can regrow. Over time, however, hair follicles can become irreversibly damaged so that the hair does not regrow.

HDBC Solutions

  • Coverings are designed to camouflage the area of thinning or hair loss
  • Hair replacement systems gives the illusion of hair restoration
  • Custom fitted full head wigs
  • Attachment method depends on the amount and location of hair loss
  • All services are done in a private setting

Note:  The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational but is not a substitute for medical advice