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  • Alopecia Disease

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    Abstracts During my research on alopecia I examined journals, articles and web sources in order to receive a better understanding of the disease, and the problems afflicted people have. To foster a greater understanding of the illness I researched general information on the disease. Most importantly, the problems people with alopecia face. After analysing these sources I came to the conclusion that the most impactful effect of the disease on affected people is the psychological toll it causes. As

  • Traction Alopecia In Children

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    Children are just as susceptible to traction alopecia as adults are. The causes of traction alopecia in children are similar to grown ups. Hairstyles such as pigtails, cornrows and braiding the hair can cause hair loss in kids. When a child's hair is repeatedly styled tightly, over a period of time hair follicles become damaged and incapable of producing healthy hairs. The hair follicle may become so damaged that it stops producing hairs altogether. Hair loss occurs in the areas of the scalp that

  • Alopecia Areata Essay

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    Alopecia Areata Patricia Braun Barry University Author Note This paper was prepared for BIO-302 taught by Doctor Garramone Alopecia Areata My daughter was a year and a half when she was diagnosed with Alopecia areata. “Alopecia areata is considered an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system, which is designed to protect the body from foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria, mistakenly attacks the hair follicles, the structures from which hairs grow. This can lead to hair loss on the

  • The Reflection Of Living With Alopecia Aerate

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    reflection I saw my first patch. It was now part of me Self identity was something lost during for a period in my life during my freshman year. I saw myself as no one. Two days after the event I just mentioned, I was diagnosed with Alopecia Aerate. Alopecia is an incurable disease in where the victim’s autoimmune system attacks their hair follicles by mistaking them as enemies/intruders. Your eyebrows, your eyelashes, and every other strand of hair are potential targets. Speculations say that

  • The Effects Of Alopecia On Human Hair Loss

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    limit alopecia to one thing, human hair loss. However, it has a tremendous impact on many species in our society Et. Al’s Frey, Rebecca J., PhD, and Taryn Terry (2016). When thinking about alopecia, many people only think about the hair on top of their head. Alopecia can be found anywhere on the human body also on some animals. There is a wide spectrum that results in having alopecia ranging from inflammation, harsh chemicals, mental disorders too hereditary Kapes, Beth A., et al. "Alopecia." (2015)

  • The Reflection Of Living With Alopecia Aerate

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    the reflection I saw my first patch. Self identity was something lost during a period in my life. I saw myself as no one. The event I just summarized was the headline of my freshman year. Two days after that day, I was diagnosed with Alopecia Aerate. Alopecia is a disease in where the victim lose their hair, patch after patch. There is no cure and treatment is not accessible to most. The disease occurs when the autoimmune system attacks our hair follicles by mistaking them as enemies/intruders

  • The Hair Loss Disease Alopecia Areata Essay

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    The Hair Loss Disease Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata is a non-life threatening hair loss disease. It may not literally kill you, but in other ways deep down it could. I know this from my personal life. I have been an individual that has been suffering from alopecia for the past six years. It’s not easy living in this world with it. I feel at times that it’s a pain just to go to school and be in public with my disease. It does not matter where you go but people are always starring at you

  • The Causes Of Alopecia

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    What is alopecia? Alopecia is identified as a partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows. Most people mistake alopecia for cancer but it is actually an autoimmune disease. This form of disease attacks the hair follicles which causes the hair fall out profusely. There are some cases where it’s not so severe when it comes to hair loss. Some people only lose a quarter size patch of hair in certain spots. But there are more severe cases where the person will lose

  • Alopecia Research Papers

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    Overview of Hair Loss (Alopecia)Alopecia is the medical term for baldness. Also known as common baldness or, in men, male pattern baldness. Androgenetic alopecia is an inherited condition that affects about 25 percent of men before the age of 30. The condition is less common and less extreme in women. It can develop in older adults, resulting in an overall thinning of all the scalphair rather than complete baldness. Fifth Disease CauseErythema infectious, also known as fifthdisease, is aviralinfectionthat

  • What Is Alopecia Areata?

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    A Alopecia: Loss of hair as a result of illness, functional disorder, or hereditary disposition. Alopecia Areata: A disease which causes the body to form antibodies against hair follicles. It can result from such factors as stress, genetics and the immune system. Alopecia Areata causes sudden, smooth, circular patches of hair loss. Alopecia totalis: A condition resulting in balding. It may begin as Alopecia Areata or some other related causes. Alopecia Universalis: A condition that results in no