Hair Loss - Glossary

17
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Nov 08, 2019
Average
4.2
Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

Glossary

Hair Follicles: Shafts or openings on the surface of the skin through which hair grows.

Alopecia: Hair loss.

Alopecia Areata: Alopecia Areata is the medical term for hair loss which occurs in patches on the scalp.

Androgens: A family of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of male sex characteristics.

Autoimmunity: The failure of an organism to recognize its own constituent parts as "self", which results in an immune response against its own cells and tissues, thereby resulting in destruction of its own tissues.

PCO (Polycystic Ovaries): Endocrine disorder characterized by multiple ovarian cysts and menstrual irregularities.

Finasteride: A drug used to reduce the amount of male hormone (testosterone) produced by the body.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

Hie! I am Pranit Urankar, I was going through this good article and I absolutely agree that hair loss is a big problem faced by many people in world right now. Depression, age factor, improper diet are some factors that lead to hair loss or baldness problem, Being a medical counselor my advice would be consulting best hair transplant surgeon, Answer for every hair loss problems.


Baldness to a much extent is due to genetic and hormonal imbalance.Ofcourse there are treatments to it but I suppose the best would be to go for a hair transplantation.A hair transplantation using the FUT/FUE is the best and newest for hair treatment .The site http://www.theskinandhairclinic.co.uk will give a complete reference and cure to the baldness issue.Its therapy has a long lasting effect which is also worth it.

Very well written article. This post will really helped a lot especially who are going through hair loss.

Losing hair is the worst problem a man can face in his life. Stressing out too much can lead to hair loss. Not taking proper care of our hair can also add to losing of hair. There are several remedies available online to deal with hair loss. i may advice to massage the scalp with Coconut oil at least once or twice a week.

mobile phone dataMobile Database India is fastest growing mobile database email id data marketing Companies in India. All India fist largest mobile data base email id data Provider in India watch our data call all mobile database requirement any time on [M].09837014008

View More Comments

Recommended Reading

Show More Related Topics

Hypertension Premium Membership Benefits

Health Topics A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Medindia Health Topics Search

Hair Loss

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Doctor Search

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store