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It’s hard to tell whether you are suffering from Alopecia Areata. It is mostly because of its symptoms that you might encounter daily. It is nothing to be relieved about, as the ailment tends to take some toll on you.

 Coming to the matter at hand, you might have seen excessive hair dwindled on the pillows. The odd little spots that you see while facing the mirror signifies that you are affected with it. To ensure whether you have it or not, you can check to see whether you have an autoimmune disorder. Chances are your autoimmune system will have gone rogue on you.


Immune going rogue

 The very immune system will now go against you that once protected you from all kinds of harm. As such is the case with all the autoimmune diseases. They tend to reverse the psychology of the immune system and make them attack the human body.

 With Alopecia Areata, the strike seems to take place on the hair follicles. As a result, the hair seems to come out in clumps and quarter, disclosing spots in the scalp. So basically alopecia areata is an ailment causing hair fall on any hair-bearing skin. It usually attacks the scalp causing more than one patches of balding.


Features of Alopecia Areata

 The autoimmune disease is not gender-specific as it is viable to both men and women. The young aged individuals need not be afraid of it as it doesn’t seem to affect them. The autoimmune disease is much common for the ones who are between 30 and 60.

 Unlike any other skin diseases, Alopecia Areata does not bring any changes to the texture of the affected portion. It only intends to misguide the immune system and use it to bring out the hair follicles.



There is no certainty whether the disease will stay on it short-term or long term course. For many patients, the disease stayed up for as long as one week, while for others it remained as a permanent guest.

It may not be needed to treat for its short term course although for the long term you may have to consult with a doctor. Until then, there have been several treatments that have known to provide aid in hair growth.

Multiple treatments may seem necessary but may not seem like a consistent remedy for all patients.  

The various types of Alopecia

  • The well-known patterns, associated with Alopecia Areata, can be much examined on the scalps. The well-defined spots on the scalps are enough to identify the arrival of the auto-immune disease. For hair loss involving the region of the temporal or posterior scalp, the prognosis might be much worse.
  • In case it is a more generalized form of hair loss, it can be termed, as diffuse alopecia areata. In such cases, there is a widespread dramatic thinning of the scalp hair. When there is no sign of hair on the scalp, the condition is referred, as alopecia totalis.
  • Apart from all the above cases, the very rare of all is alopecia Universalis. The term seems to signify the condition when the entire body starts losing out all the hairs.


While the disease is not at all contagious, it is much different than the hair shedding phase that occurs due to hormonal irregularities. As such, it needs to be diagnosed properly, with well-versed practitioners. To treat hair loss caused by this disease, visit BlueMagic Clinic, a Hair Transplant clinic in Istanbul. For more information book an appointment visit/call us on 020 3627 7833 info@bluemagiclinic.com.

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