Partial or complete loss of hair is called alopecia.
Loss of hair; Alopecia; Baldness; Telogen effluvium
Hair loss usually develops gradually and may be patchy or all over (diffuse). You lose roughly 100 hairs from your head every day. The average scalp contains about 100,000 hairs.
Both men and women tend to lose hair thickness and amount as they age. Baldness is not usually caused by a disease. It is related to aging, heredity, and changes in the hormome,Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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