Alopecia: simply is the loss of hair all over the body or on the head alone.
This can be temporary or permanent. Common causes include
Old age • Stress • Autoimmune diseases • Hereditary •Thyroid disease • Traction.
There is no cure for Alopecia yet but different curative methods exist and these focus on slowing the rate of hair loss or improving growth of new hair .
Today we are going to Focus on Traction Alopecia as this can be prevented and is caused by how hair is manipulated..
What is Traction Alopecia?
Let’s break it down , Having defined Alopecia above , I would explain what traction is .
Traction is the action of drawing or pulling something over a surface.
There by Traction Alopecia is Hair loss from continuous tight pulling of hair.
These might be from
1. Braids and weaves that are too tight.
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