Hair Loss - What Happens
What happens in hair loss depends on its cause -- whether it is inherited or not.
Hair Loss - Surgery
Surgery to cover bald areas of the scalp may be used to treat hair loss. If successful, surgery may be a permanent treatment for hair loss.
Hair Loss - Home Treatment
Home treatment for hair loss includes hair care and hairstyling techniques that may help you cover thinning or bald spots on the scalp. This may be easier for women.
WebMD describes hair transplant procedures, average cost, what to expect, and post-surgery guidelines.
WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of common hair problems, including gray hair, hair loss, hair damage, and greasy hair.
Drug-Induced Hair Loss
WebMD explains how certain medications can lead to hair loss.
Diet and Healthy Hair
A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong and lustrous. WebMD explains.
Tips to Care for Thinning Hair
If you have thinning hair or hair loss, these style tips can help.
Causes of Hair Loss: Diseases - Topic Overview
Diseases that can cause hair loss,thinning,or breakage include: Lupus,in which hair tends to become brittle and may fall out in patches. Short,broken hairs ("lupus hairs") commonly appear above the forehead. Hair loss is usually not permanent. Some people with lupus also develop a form of lupus called discoid or cutaneous lupus that affects only the skin ("cutaneous" refers to skin). ...
Types of Hair Loss - Topic Overview
There are many types of hair loss. It is often categorized according to when it takes place during the hair growth cycle: anagen,catagen,and telogen. The anagen phase is when your hair grows-your hair follicle forms a new hair shaft. Most (90%) of the hair on your scalp is in a growing phase that lasts from 2 to 6 years. The catagen phase follows the anagen stage. This is a 1- to 2-week ...