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  • noun

Synonyms for baldness



Synonyms for baldness

the condition of having no hair on the top of the head

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In UAE, people are often worried about their altered appearance due to hair loss regardless of profession, financial or social status.
And 96 per cent think women are embarrassed to admit hair loss as society considers it socially unacceptable.
Younger men can experience hair loss as early as in their teens and by the age of 35 almost 40% of men will have at least some degree of hair loss.
There are numerous causes of hair loss which can include stress, ill health, medication, ageing and the menopause, diet, pregnancy, thyroid problems and chemotherapy.
Other candidates for treatment include men or women experiencing illness-associated hair loss or scalp conditions and women with post-partum hair loss.
Many people, including physicians, do not commonly think of hair loss as a female concern.
The PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs lists hair loss as a "less common side effect" of Coumadin and a "less common or rare side effect" of Lopressor.
Some drugs are more likely than others to switch off hair follicle activity and lead to hair loss.
But other scientists aren't convinced that hair loss requires a unique step; most hold that hair falls out during telogen.
When the cause is drugs--and almost any drug can be implicated in alopecia--the hair loss is almost always on the scalp.
Hair loss: In addition to losing hair because of discoid lesions, some lupus patients may develop a temporary, generalized hair loss followed by the growth of new hair.
My entire practice is committed to helping patients with various degrees of hair loss and providing them with state-of-the-art options that are very safe and effective," commented Craig L.
PRP hair growth therapy is an exciting therapeutic option for men and women who require stimulation of hair growth for hair loss conditions and are uninterested in surgical or drug therapies.
Dubai: Two out of three men suffer from hair loss in the UAE and almost every second man under 30 years of age is struggling with hair loss issues in varying degrees, a UAE survey revealed.