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Factors responsible for causing Alopecia Areata
Factors responsible for causing Alopecia Areata

Factors responsible for causing Alopecia Areata

Posted by
 Dr Batra’s™  July 7, 2020

Have you panicked after seeing a smooth hairless patch on your head? This can induce great anxiety and you may feel afraid of your head becoming plain with no hair. Hair is very important as any amount of make-up is incomplete without an amazing hairstyle. This not only affects your confidence level but causes the affected person great distress. Let’s gain a deeper insight about alopecia areata…

Alopecia areata is a hair disorder where an individual suffering from this condition loses clumps of hair from head or eyebrows or eyelashes or beard or moustache or pubic hair or at times the entire body. It appears as a smooth hair less patch. Sometimes hair may grow back by itself and the regrown hair could be thinner than the original hair and may be white in colour. The hair would gradually get back its original colour. But it’s not necessary that the refilled patch means that you are out of this problem. When one patch has refilled at the earlier spot, there could be appearance of a new patch simultaneously. The aim of treatment of this hair disorder is to stop the appearance of new patches, re-growth of hair in the existing patches and preventing the recurrence of the disorder.

Alopecia causes

Alopecia areata is caused because of autoimmune disorder. In this disorder the immune system targets the hair follicles, damages them and makes the hair fall out in clumps. This causes a bald patch in the affected area which has a smooth surface. Though this disorder has no serious impact on life but it triggers mental and emotional stress. It is a devastating moment for a person suffering from alopecia areata.

Which types of individuals are prone for Alopecia Areata?

Alopecia can happen to any person. But there are increased chances of suffering from alopecia areata in individual who have a very strong family history of alopecia areata or any other autoimmune diseases. A person suffering from alopecia areata and also a thyroid disorder or diabetes could expect a slow recovery for this condition as the thyroid disorder or diabetes slows down the treatment progress. A person with a tendency to develop alopecia areata could also suffer from it after he / she has gone through major episode of stress, grief, depression, anxiety or loss of loved one. 

How does alopecia areata appear to a naked eye?

Alopecia areata appears as a coin shaped smooth patch. The hair is easily extractable on doing a hair pull test. Alarming signs include severe hair loss, rapid appearance of new patches and loss of hair from all over the body. If the individual suffering from alopecia areata loses hair from the lower margin of the back of the head it is called ophiasis pattern and it is very difficult to get hair regrowth in this area.

How would you treat Alopecia areata and prevent it from occurring again?

The best treatment for alopecia areata is Homeopathy. Alopecia areata treatment in homeopathy aims at stopping the appearance of new patches, re-growth of hair in the existing patches and preventing the recurrence of the disorder.

As already mentioned earlier the treatment progress becomes very slow when the person also suffers from thyroid disorder or diabetes, homeopathy helps to stimulate the immune system and helps in the regulation of thyroid or sugar levels also which help to accelerate the treatment progress.

Alopecia areata treatment in homeopathy is safe and does not have any side-effects unlike conventional topical medicines or injections which increase the chances of chemical burn and scarring of the affected area which is a permanent damage and cannot be reversed. Alopecia areata treatment in homoeopathy helps to improve the overall quality of life and deals with stress very effectively. - Also Read - Also Read - Also Read - Also Read - Also Read