Hair loss


General Hair Loss

Hair loss occurs when this cycle of hair shedding and growth is disrupted or when the hair follicle is destroyed and replaced with scar tissue. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and prevention for hair loss.


Trichotillomania (trik-o-til-o-MAY-nee-uh), also called hair-pulling disorder, is characterized by the recurrent, irresistible urges to pull out one’s hair, despite trying to stop.


Alopecia is the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows. Learn more about the different types of alopecia.