Hair Loss
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Alopecia areata is considered an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system, which is designed to protect the body from foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria, mistakenly attacks the hair follicles, the tiny cup-shaped structures from which hairs grow. This can lead to hair loss on the scalp and elsewhere.

Pattern of hair loss

  • In most cases, hair falls out in small, round patches about the size of a quarter.
  • in many cases, the disease does not extend beyond a few bare patches.
  • In some people, hair loss is more extensive.
  • Although uncommon, the disease can progress to cause total loss of hair on the head (referred to as alopecia areata totalis) or complete loss of hair on the head, face, and body (alopecia areata universalis).

In alopecia areata, immune system cells called white blood cells attack the rapidly growing cells in the hair follicles that make the hair. The affected hair follicles become small and drastically slow down hair production. Fortunately, the stem cells that continually supply the follicle with new cells do not seem to be targeted. So the follicle always has the potential to re grow hair.

Treatment

Since the reasons of hair & scalp problems are not mostly into the scalp area most of the external applications are not sufficient alone, to take care of chronic scalp infections. Strengthening the hair follicle by nutritive, circulatory and therapeutic effects remains the essential aim at Valeda Wellness Centers is to ultimately ward off scalp infections to supplement keratin biosynthesis, to condition hair and improve gloss and appearance of the hair.

 
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