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Alopecia

 

androgenetic alopeciaWith alopecia or pattern baldness is defined as a physiological process that leads to a decrease the quantity and quality of hair in both men and women. The name derives from the greek noun alopex who has translated the meaning of fox, an animal that loses the hair twice a year. The reasons that lead to the outbreak of the disease are still mysterious, but definitely were identified at least six possible factors: genetics, weakened immune system, thyroid dysfunction, malnutrition, such as lack of protein or vitamins, anemia and traumatic events or stress. The forms can be divided into scarring alopecia and not cicatricial alopecia.

 

 

The cicatricial alopecia, in their turn, may be inherited or acquired. Being very rare are still poorly studied. We can remember as scarring alopecia: aplasia cutis congenita, porokeratosis of Mibelli, incontinentia pigmenti, epidermolysis bullosa scar, lichen planopilaris, lupus, pseudoarea di Brocq. The non scarring alopecia are divided into hereditary and acquired. Hereditary forms of this type are not scars and they have been cataloged more than 120.
The alopecia acquired are the most common forms: androgenetic alopecia, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, alopecia universalis, psychogenic alopecia, trichotillomania.
Androgenetic alopecia is very common among men, but also affects females of childbearing age or menopausal women. It is characterized by a slow loss of hair,  which over time leads to the formation of spots and thinning in the scalp, especially temples (initially) and top of the head. In women, hair loss goes to unfold in the most central area.

 


From scientific studies it is understood that the occurrence of androgenetic alopecia is to be charged to a change in the levels of testosterone. The enzyme 5-alpha reductase converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone or DHT. The latter is the most responsible for the shrinking of hair follicles preventing normal blood flow in the scalp. To stop hair loss pattern works by inhibiting the enzyme 5-alpha reductase inhibitor prescribing finasteride 1mg  or taking natural plants such as Pygenum africanum or serenoa repens.
To combat androgenetic alopecia might also be useful to oxygenate the scalp with vasodilating substances such as pepper, camphor, cinnamon, juniper, arnica, rosemary, menthol, the iaborandi.