Alopecia refers to any form of hair loss, hair thinning, or balding anywhere in the body. There are a variety of causes which can lead to hair loss, though the most common and natural one is ageing.
On an average, one can lose between 80 - 100 hairs a day, of the 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on an adult head. There is a cause for concern if the hair loss is double than that.
What are the symptoms of alopecia/hairloss? How is alopecia/hair loss diagnosed?
Depending on your gender, the type of hair loss or alopecia, and your overall health condition your doctor may prescribe intake of certain medications or even creams and ointments for application.
Doctor may also suggest steroid injections, or treatments such as immunotherapy, hair transplantation
laser phototherapy, and UV Light treatment.