Alopecia or, to use the medical term, alopecia – Is a problem that almost anyone can face, of any age or gender, although
In the mass consciousness, the problem of visually noticeable hair loss is commonly perceived as almost exclusively a male problem. Some truth in this, of course,
there is, but only a fraction, since female pattern baldness is now progressing quite actively. The increasing effect of adverse environmental factors, which
is inevitably reflected in the condition of your hair.
But when talking about alopecia, it should be understood that, although here we are referring to a single disease, but alopecia can also be different, as well as ways to treat it will vary, including depending on the type of disease.
We will consider such a type of problem as nested alopecia, which can be identified by the nature of hair loss. As a rule of thumb, the patient’s head
Foci appear completely devoid of hair. Nested alopecia, therefore also called focal alopecia. Form «Nest-like alopecia», usually round or oval. Also
They may also vary in size, sometimes, with the progression of the problem, combining into larger foci. Skin changes in this,
is usually not observed.
Causes that can cause nested alopecia
When it comes to the etiology of alopecia nervosa, the picture is not entirely clear,
Doesn’t prevent doctors to identify several possible causes of alopecia nervosa. These factors can be accompanied by a variety of alopecia by themselves
hair loss may or may not be present. 1) Hair loss due to a congenital predisposition. This factor is especially characteristic of male pattern baldness.
That is, if there are people in your family who have experienced this problem, you need to keep in mind that you
at risk. 2) Weakening of the body’s defenses. The immune system creates a kind of barrier to disease. If, on the other hand, it is weakened,
The occurrence of the problem is very likely, especially if there are concomitant risk factors, such as hormonal imbalance in the direction of increased testosterone and its
derivatives. 3) Severe mental stress. The occurrence of nesting alopecia in this case can be a response (defense) reaction of the body to a nervous
Excessive strain near the breaking point. 4) Injuries and chronic infectious diseases. In the first case, the cause of nesting alopecia can be mechanical
damage to the hair follicles without the possibility of their recovery, and in the second, again, the external manifestation of a deeper problem. Hair in this
The hair in this type of alopecia is very sensitive.
Treatment for alopecia nestii and preventive steps
Most commonly, alopecia focalis arises not as an independent disease, but as a consequence of an unhealthy condition. Therefore, treatment for alopecia nestii should be
Be comprehensive. Again, it is very important how much time has passed since the beginning of the disease and how intensely it progresses. К
Whether or not other lesions appear.
But, be that as it may, self-treatment here (including folk remedies) is inappropriate, because the harm from it can be much more than the benefit. Treatment for alopecia nervosa should be prescribed by a qualified physician.
In general, however, first of all appointed to adjust the diet to increase the amount of dairy products in the diet, often in the complex is the appointment of multivitamins, especially vitamins A, C, B12, B and PP.
If nesting pattern baldness is a nerve disorder, it is possible to prescribe sedatives up to and including powerful tranquilizers in the most
severe cases. Corticosteroids and furocoumarins are also prescribed for the treatment of alopecia nervosa after the exact diagnosis. Acupuncture is one of the hardware methods
And treatment with ultraviolet radiation.
Now a few words on the prevention of alopecia nesting, which will help to avoid alopecia nesting or slow down the process that has begun. The first thing to do
Pay attention to your diet. It must always be nutritious. Also keep a close eye on how you care for
your hair. Choose only quality products and don’t ignore the doctor’s recommendations. If they include a wellness treatment for the hair, it’s best not to
Postpone it until better times, which, as you know, may not come. In addition, try not to wear heavy headgear
Do not wear heavy headgear or pull hard hair ribbons (especially for women). The preventative measures for alopecia nesting, as we can see, are simple, but very effective.
So it’s best to adopt them as a rule and make them a part of your daily self-care routine. Then they will not
You will have a lot of stress, and at the same time you will reduce the likelihood of encountering alopecia of the focal type.
In the case where the problem has gone too far, there is nothing left but transplantation techniques. But they’re not suitable for everyone
and not always. The most gentle, yet effective, of them is the HFE procedure. If you have nesting alopecia, do it
can, under certain circumstances. It is acceptable in children and adolescents, but with «nest» Does not change its shape and
size over time, as well as in adults, if the lesion has more than a two-year history, but its size
and configuration of it does not change, and no other lesions appear.
Again, the possibility of HFE procedure is discussed with the doctor and is allowed only with his approval.