Baldness is a common phenomenon to all as age increases. It is common sign of being old aged. But many people are facing Baldness before age. Even some people lose their hair at early 20s. The process of baldness starts with some hair fall, thinning hair, ultimately Baldness.


I personally know some youngsters who have lost their hair before the age of 25. Although Baldness in male but some female are also facing some extensive hair fall. So baldness is not only limited within the age boundaries. It is becoming more common day by day. But the type symptom, causes are not same at all. Some are genetic and some are caused by external factors.


Baldness Pattern

I have already discussed that baldness does not cause by only one reason rather it is caused differently people to people. But a few type of baldness is more common among the people. Here I am going to discuss a few of them.


Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata is mostly common among woman specially who have blood relatives with Alopecia Areata. Alopecia Areata not only affects the scalp but also whole body. Normally Alopecia Areata affects people atany age like teenage, early adulthood. Still the scientist are not clear about the the exact reason of Alopecia Areata. When Alopecia Areata is the reason white blood cells attacks the hair follicles that causes hair slow process in hair production.


Alopecia Totalis

It is a next level of alopecia areata. The children and young adult are the group of affected people from Alopecia Totalis. If someone is affectedAlopecia Totalis he may face sudden total hair loss. That’s why it is called Alopecia Totalis


Alopecia universalis

It is the most awful pattern of baldness. All hair is lost within a very short period. Even eyebrows and eyelashes falls out.


Alopecia Mucinosa

Alopecia Mucinosa is autoimmune disease that mainly affects scalp, face neck. Although any part of the body can be affected. There are three types of Alopecia Mucinosa

  1. Primary and acute disorder: It mainly affects the children and the teenager.
  2. Primary and chronic disorder: Normally affects the over the 40 age of people
  3. Secondary disorder: It is kind of malignant skin disease.


Traction alopecia

It is an ultimate result of excessive styling. People who pull their hair excessively to decorate to decorate. Among thecommon patient of Traction alopecia are woman who use different styling products and make tight ponytail from Traction alopecia.


Some other common type of baldness are-

  • Male pattern baldness.
  • Female pattern baldness.
  • Anagen effluvium
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Alopecia Barbae


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