Women's Hair Loss: Diagnosis
A number of tests can determine the extent of a woman's hair loss. The Savin Scale is another useful tool that shows types and patterns of hair loss.
Hair Loss: Tips for Buying a Hairpiece
What to look for, what to avoid when buying a hairpiece.
Hair Loss in Children: Introduction
Like adults, children suffer from hair loss. It accounts for a number of pediatrician visits each year. WebMD takes a look at children's hair loss.
Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Look for in a Surgeon
Looking for a reputable hair restoration surgeon? Here are questions to ask, considerations to keep in mind, and the type of surgeon or clinic to seek.
Male Pattern Baldness Causes
Male pattern hair loss stems from hair follicles on the scalp that are genetically sensitive to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a by-product of testosterone. DHT harms the follicle so that hair does not grow.
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.
Hair Loss Causes
Hair loss - the medical term is alopecia - is a number of diseases caused by several factors. This introduction opens WebMD's guide, Help for Hair Loss.
Hair Loss: Glossary
Find definitions of common terms related to hair loss here.
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.