What is Alopecia?
Alopecia is simply a non-contagious autoimmune disease that causes hair loss in all individuals, irrespective of the age or gender. It shows no signs or symptoms, it has no cure and the triggering factor is unknown. However, in few occasions, it has been linked to abuse of medication or a bacterial infection.
As an autoimmune disorder, alopecia triggers the body to attack healthyhair follicles which often leads to hair loss. However, it is important to note that chronic stress and terrible dietary habits can also cause hair breakage and excessive hair shedding.
One (1) out of every one thousand (1000) people are affected by alopecia at some point in their lifetime. And one (1) in five (5) reported cases were linked directly to genetics.book now