What is Alopecia?

Alopecia is a medical term meaning baldness or hair loss. There are many types of alopecia, and each has a unique cause. Hair loss affects people of all ages, male and female. For some, hair loss is hereditary and for others merely a natural part of aging. In many cases, hair loss may be a […]

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Hearing Our Patients With Alopecia Areata

Hair carries a significant meaning across cultures around the world. In Indigenous cultures, the hair can be a physical symbol of their spirit, a connection to their ancestry, or a source of strength.1┬áBlack communities have seen a reemergence of the Natural Hair Movement, reclaiming their identity in white-centric definitions of beauty.2┬áSimilar to Muslim women, Sikh […]

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