Ludwig Scale Hair Loss

ludwig scale for female hair loss

Ludwig scale is one of the most widely used scales for the classification of hair loss in women.  It’s not just for any type of hair loss – it’s used …

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DHT Hormone

dht hormone

Short for dihydrotestosterone, the DHT hormone is a byproduct of the major male sex hormone testosterone. However, for what it does, it’s considered a major sex hormone in its own …

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Pseudopelade Of Brocq

pseudopelade of brocq

Pseudopelade of Brocq (PPB) or Brocq’s alopecia is a rare hair disorder that results in scarring alopecia. It’s a chronic condition that usually progresses quite slowly and unpredictably.  While some …

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Pressure Alopecia

Pressure alopecia

As the name indicates, pressure alopecia is a type of alopecia induced by pressure. Because it usually develops after extensive surgery, it’s also known as post-operative alopecia.  While it’s a …

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Saw Palmetto For Hair Loss

saw palmetto hair loss

Saw palmetto is a very popular plant extract used as a treatment for hair loss, among other things. Featured as the star ingredient in a variety of supplements, shampoos, serums, …

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What Is Trichorrhexis Nodosa?

trichorrhexis nodosa

Trichorrhexis nodosa is a hair shaft disorder characterised by the formation of white nodes on a hair shaft. Hair breaks off quite easily because of these nodes. There are two …

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What Is Traumatic Alopecia?

traumatic alopecia

Traumatic alopecia refers to hair loss due to chemical, physical or burn injury to the scalp. Depending on the source of the trauma, this kind of hair loss can be …

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What Is Plica Polonica Hair?

Plica polonica

Plica polonica is a hair shaft disorder characterised by the irregular twisting and matting of the hair. As a result, a hard mass can form that is moist or sticky …

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What Is Involutional Alopecia?

what is involutional alopecia

Involutional alopecia refers to the natural thinning of hair with age. According to the National Library of Medicine, “nearly everyone” experiences this kind of hair loss.  Also known as senescent …

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