Alopecia in black women: are more black women suffering hair loss?

Alopecia in black women: hairstyles and genetic problems worsen hair loss in black women and are the cause of a growing trend of baldness in black women

 

 

Female hair loss occurs in all races. However, recently Dermatologists reports African American women in particular seem to be a growing trend. Why is that?

Alopecia Sufferer launches campaign

Alopecia sufferer Jayne Waddell establishes campaign to raise funds for more medical research into Alopecia.
 

VIDEO: Is There Such a Thing As Temporary Hair Loss?

Sometimes you lose your hair or shed hair for no reason or after pregnancy, general shock to your body such as surgery or a bad illness. Dr. Bernard Nusbaum talks about various causes for temporary hair loss and natural recovery.
 

Temporary Hair Loss

There are a number of medical conditions and factors that may cause temporary hair loss that are treatable without hair restoration surgery.
 

Temporary Hair Loss: It's Temporary But Can Be Worrisome

Hair loss due to normal anagen-catagen-telogen cycling activity is usually recognized as normal by the individual man or woman; it is the amount of lost hair he or she is accustomed to seeing. Substantially more than 100 hairs lost per day is unusual and may indicate an abnormal shift in cycling activity.
 

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