Hair Diseases (Hair Disorders)
- Q What is the duration of a hair disorder?
The duration of a hair disorder would depend on the type of disorder and the therapy administered. Some disorders can be treated with medications. A few disorders can be resolved by discontinuing the practice that is causing it, or healing the underlying... Full Answer
- Q How do other illnesses affect hair disorders?
Other illnesses actually can cause hair disorders. Some cancers or tumors can cause an excess of hair growth. A hormone imbalance can cause male pattern hair growth. Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause male pattern hair growth as well. Diabetes, lupus,... Full Answer
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with dry hair?
If your loved one has dry hair, you should help them look for hair care products that have a pH of around 5. Also, encourage them to minimize their exposure to heat, sun, and other damaging elements. If you notice their hair's condition isn't improving,... Full Answer
- Q What are some different types of hair disorders?
Hair disorders that involve hair loss are androgenic alopecia, which is the most common and afflicts about half of all men and women as they age. Anagen effluvium: is hair loss due to drugs or treatments, such as chemotherapy. Physical or psychological... Full Answer
- Q What are causes of hair disorders?
Because of so many different hair disorders there are a variety of different causes. For instance, excessive hair growth can be caused by heredity, certain medications, hormones, or an underlying disease such as cancer. Hair loss can be caused by a... Full Answer