What is Diffuse Alopecia?
Diffuse Alopecia is a general thinning of the hair over the entire scalp. It occurs most commonly in women but can affect men too.
Signs of Diffuse Alopecia
People tend to notice more hair in their brush, on their pillow, clothes, the floor or more loss when they are washing it.
There are no bald patches to be seen but rather a general thinning all over.
Ironically people who notice more hair loss when they wash or brush it tend to wash & brush less in the hope it will slow down. This can actually make the problem seem worse as when it is washed more hair is shed that would have otherwise been released if washed a day or so earlier.
In fact it is better (with the correct products) to wash more regular, as at the same time as washing, the scalp is being stimulated which in turn helps with the re-growth.
Possible Causes of Diffuse Alopecia
• Thyroid issues
• Perming, tinting, bleaching
• Incorrect product use
Often the hair will re-grow on its own. Usually within three months, growth can be seen but correct treatment will encourage re-growth to be quicker & the new hair to be stonger.
If left untreated (& it doesn’t grow back on its own) the hair follicles can get caught in the resting phase (the telogen phase) & will need the correct treatment & products to encourage the follicles to re-grow.
Hove Hair clinic has a very high success rate in treating this condition. The treatments are gentle and relaxing.
We use steamers, infrared lights, stimulators & massage along with a selection of products prescribed for each individual to use at home in-between in house treatments.
It is not usually necessary to use the less natural products such as propecia, minoxidil or regain for this condition as gentle treatment & massage with the correct products is all that is needed.
Call us on 01273 711140 to book a consultation where we will correctly diagnose your condition and guide you to the best treatment for your condition along with prescribing products specifically suited to you.