Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Hair Loss: "A" is for Alopecia (Post 5)

As we discussed alopecia (hair loss) come in different types or forms. Did you know that there are some causes of hair loss that may be reversed?

Hair loss that resulted from the following may be reversed:
  • Birth control pills
  • Pregnancy
  • Lupus
  • Low-protein diet
  • Complications from thyroid
  • Low iron level in blood (secondary to menses)
  • Trichotillomania (hair pulling)
  • Hair styles that require pulling of hair taut
  • Excessive shampooing, chemical and color treated hair