Alopecia Areata (Patchy Hair Loss) symptomsAlopecia Areata (Patchy Hair Loss)
Many scalp conditions are hereditary, but some may be caused by malnutrition or an infection. Learn about the types, causes and treatment of scalp conditions.
Hair loss can affect just the hair on your head or your whole body. Although it is more prevalent in older adults, excessive hair loss can even occur in children.
Vitiligo is a condition in which you lose the pigment of your skin. Pigment causes skin color and is produced by cells called "melanocytes." Another word for pigment is "melanin." Most people with vitiligo lose pigment in patches of normally pigme...