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loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers

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One thing that is trending: man-bun traction alopecia.
Roberts noted that dermatologists will likely see an uptick in male patients with traction alopecia as this hairstyle becomes more popular.
Traumatic alopecia is closely associated with traction alopecia, as this is essentially a cosmetic disorder associated with sustained tension or damage on the scalp.
Celebrities including Britney Spears, Victoria Beckham and Paris Hilton have all reportedly suffered from beginning to advanced stages of traction alopecia, and there is speculation that Kim Kardashian's hairline is receding due to similar pressure from hair extensions and tight ponytails, reported NBC-Memphis area affiliate (http://www.
There are many reasons as to what could cause alopecia to occur: such as chemical breakage from overuse, frequent use of chemical relaxers, or chronic exposure to traction on the hair such as Traction alopecia, etc.
We see a lot of hair loss in men who eat fast food because it''s lacking in energy and vitamins necessary for follicle stimulation GET FIT Active people promote free testosterone, which helps prevent baldness AVOID CRAZY HAIRSTYLES Ponytails and cornrows are more likely to lead to traction alopecia, a form of baldness caused by pulling on their hair
Avoid crazy hairstyles: Men favouring ponytails and corn-rows are more likely to develop Traction Alopecia, a form of baldness caused by pulling on their hair with excessive force.
MIAMI BEACH -- Physicians can prevent traction alopecia in children through early intervention, according to an ethnic skin care specialist.
of Chicago, who suffered from a form of hair loss known as traction alopecia around her hairline and scalp due to wearing braids too tightly as a child 20 years ago.
Traction alopecia is particularly widespread among black women.
Hairstyles linked to traction alopecia include locks, twists, weaves, very tight ponytails, and particularly braids, including those with extensions, she said.
Field's rosacea, which gave him his bulbous nose, actor Morgan Freeman's DPNs, the little dark bumps on his cheeks common among African-Americans, and traction alopecia or hair loss from too-tight corn-row braids worn by actors such as Whoopi Goldberg and Bo Derek.
Traction alopecia is hair loss caused by pulling hair too tight in ponytails or braids so that it falls out.
Traction alopecia may present with irregular hair loss.
1,9 Traction alopecia, hot comb alopecia and follicular degeneration syndrome are common in Afro-Caribbean's because of their hair styling procedures.