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  1. Diet and Healthy Hair

    A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong and lustrous. WebMD explains.

  2. Understanding Hair Loss Signs & Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the various symptoms of hair loss in men, women, and children.

  3. Understanding Hair Loss -- Treatment

    WebMD explains the various treatments for hair loss.

  4. Understanding Hair Loss -- Prevention

    WebMD gives you tips on preventing hair loss.

  5. Alopecia Areata - Topic Overview

    What is alopecia areata?Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. Experts do not know why the immune system attacks the follicles. Alopecia areata is most common in people younger than 20, but children and adults of any age may be affected. What happens in alopecia areata?Alopecia areata usually

  6. Alopecia Areata

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alopecia Areata is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. The damage to the follicle is usually not permanent.

  8. Telogen Effluvium

    TE appears as a diffuse thinning of hair on the scalp, which may not be even all over. It can be a bit more severe in some areas of the scalp than others.

  9. Female Pattern Baldness

    Mistakenly thought to be a strictly male disease, women make up a significant percentage of American hair loss sufferers. Forty percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are age 40, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

  10. Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

    Going through chemotherapy can be tough. Learn about hair loss during chemo, one of the common side effects.

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