This condition indicates not hair loss, but no hair growth at all. It seems to be a genetic disease, and can happen at birth.
Hair Loss in Children With Cancer
Learn how to help your child deal with hair loss that often comes with cancer treatment.
Hair Loss: Infectious Agents
Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.
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: Introduction
Hair restoration includes surgical and nonsurgical techniques to replace lost hair, including hair transplantation, and other techniques.
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.
Nonsurgical hair replacement can be an effective option for those who have suffered hair loss.
Male Pattern Baldness Treatments
Two medications are approved for hair loss, and can be effective, especially if hair loss is caught and treated early.
Hair Loss: Resources
Looking for more information about hair loss? These nonprofit and consumer organizations offer plenty of resources.
Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration
Some women with hair loss make good candidates for hair restoration surgery. Learn more here.