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Types of hair loss


Alopecia areata often begins early in life

The type of hair loss tends to develop quickly, often causing a few bald patches. Some people lose all the hair on their head or body. Here’s why.

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Female pattern hair loss can be treated

The key to successful treatment is to get the right diagnosis. If you’re seeing signs of hair loss, be sure to do this one thing.

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Tight hairstyle can cause hair loss

If you often pull your hair tightly into a bun, cornrows, or another hairstyle, you can develop a type of hair loss called traction alopecia. Find out how to prevent hair loss.

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