Definitions

Hair loss is basically the thinning of hair on the scalp. “Alopecia” is the medical term for hair loss. Alopecia can be temporary or permanent. “Androgenetic alopecia,” is the most common form of hair loss.

Hair loss can also lead to baldness. Baldness is excessive hair loss from your scalp. People prefer many alternatives in order to cover it up. Others try to hide it by hairstyles, makeup, hats or scarves. And still others choose one of the medications or surgical procedures that are available to treat hair loss. It is preferable to go for proper medications to treat hair loss.

Consult your doctor before pursuing any treatment options regarding best possible treatments for your particular type of hair loss.