Female Alopecia Causes NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

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  • These may include temporary shedding of hair (telogen effluvium)
  • breaking of hair (from such things as styling treatments, and twisting or pulling of hair)
  • patchy areas of total hair loss (alopecia areata--an immune disorder causing temporary hair loss)
  • oral medications
  • certain skin diseases. 
  • Causes of temporary alopecia include:
  •  Medication - Drugs used to treat cancer,
  •  blood thinners, 
  • antidepressants
  • high blood pressure medications
  • birth control pills 
  • high doses of vitamin A, may cause hair loss. 
  • Physical And Emotional Stress Surgeries
  • severe illnesses and 
  • emotional stress can cause alopecia. 
  • The typical pattern of female pattern baldness is different than that of male pattern baldness. 
  • Anagen effluvium is generally due to internally administered medications, such as chemotherapy agents, that poison the growing hair follicle 
  • Telogen effluvium, is due to an increased number of hair follicles entering the resting stage
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