Alopecia areata is a common hair loss condition that seems to be related to immune system dysfunction. It appears as well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp, and can affect men, women, and children.
Telogen Effluvium and Other Effluviums
Effluviums are a certain type of hair loss condition. They affect different phases of the hair growth cycle. This article describes the definition, the cause, and treatments.
Causes of Hair Loss in Women
Women's hair loss shares many of the same causes as men's hair loss, in addition to such conditions as pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause.
Hair Loss in Children With Cancer
Learn how to help your child deal with hair loss that often comes with cancer treatment.
Hair Loss: Resources
Looking for more information about hair loss? These nonprofit and consumer organizations offer plenty of resources.
Hair Loss: Hairpiece Basics
This article covers the basics of hairpieces: materials used, how they are attached, options available.
Hair Loss: Glossary
Find definitions of common terms related to hair loss here.
Hair Loss in Women: Treatments
Hair loss in women is often treated with a topical solution (Rogaine), some oral contraceptives, a medicated shampoo, and other drugs.
Hair Loss: Tips for Buying a Hairpiece
What to look for, what to avoid when buying a hairpiece.
Male Pattern Baldness Diagnosis
Male pattern hair loss is diagnosed based on the appearance and pattern of the hair loss. The Norwood Scale is a common tool for determining the type and extent of hair loss.