Baldness, or alopecia, is a condition that naturally occurs in some men when they reach a certain age. However, some individuals, even women, experience signs of hair loss at a younger age.
Hair loss is not considered a disease, but it could be a symptom of other medical conditions, and may also be triggered by physical or emotional stress. It could also be an effect of a medical treatment like chemotherapy, or of certain medications. In most cases, however, especially among males, genetics play a major role in hair loss. [Read more…]