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All You Need to Know about Alopecia Areata

Introduction

It affects approximately 6.8 million men and women in America, and more across the world. For many people, the baldness isn’t anything more than several spots, however in some situations it may be more intense.  The condition can affect anyone irrespective of age and sex, though most instances happen before age 30. In this guide by Wellaholic, we take a look at the symptoms and causes of alopecia areata, its identification, and possible remedies.

What are the Causes of Alopecia Areata?

It’s unknown precisely what causes the body’s immune system to target hair follicles this manner. While scientists are uncertain why these changes occur, it seems that genetics are called alopecia areata is more likely to occur in a person who has a close relative with the disease. One in five people with the disease has a relative who has also developed alopecia areata.

Other research has discovered that lots of people with a family history of alopecia areata have a family or personal history of other autoimmune disorders, such as atopy, a disease characterized by a tendency to be more hyperallergic, thyroiditis, along with vitiligo.

Despite what many men and women think, there is very little scientific evidence to support the view that alopecia areata is caused by anxiety . Extreme instances of anxiety could potentially trigger the condition, but most recent research points toward a genetic origin.

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What are the Symptoms of Alopecia Areata?

The most prominent symptom of alopecia areata is patchy hair loss. Coin-sized patches of hair begin to fall out, largely in the scalp. Any website of hair growth may be affected, however, including the beard and eyelashes. The loss of hair can be abrupt, developing in just a few days or within a span of a few weeks. There might be itching or burning in the area before hair loss. The hair follicles aren’t ruined and so hair may re-grow if the inflammation of those follicles subsides. People who undergo just a couple of patches of baldness frequently have a spontaneous, full recovery without any kind of treatment.

Approximately 30 percent of individuals who grow alopecia areata find that their condition either becomes extensive or becomes a continuous cycle of hair loss and regrowth. About half of patients recover from alopecia areata within 1 year, but a lot of them will undergo more than 1 episode. Approximately 10% of people may go to develop alopecia totalis or alopecia universalis.

Alopecia areata can also affect the toenails and fingernails, and sometimes these changes will be the first sign that the condition is growing. 


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  • HairGrow™ is an effective solution for hair loss by combining Wellaholic’s three hair regrowth treatments with free additional weekly Low Level Laser Treatments (LLLT) to supercharge your hair regrowth. See results over a 12-week period.
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HairGrow™ is highly recommended by Wellaholic as this combined the various scientific treatments to treat your alopecia areata, thinning hair or receding hairline and accelerate your hair growth over a shorter period of time.

Is HairGrow™ Backed by Science? 

  • HairGrow™ includes three different types of technology treatments.
  • They have numerous research reports and case studies backing them up. 

Microneedling for Scalp

  • Case Study 1 (2013) concluded that the group which combined Microneedling with Minoxidil application saw a significant hair growth as compared to the minoxidil-only group.
  • Case Study 2 (2014) concluded the boosting effect of microneedling with respect to new hair follicle stimulation in patients with androgenetic alopecia who were poor responders to conventional therapy.

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

  • Case Study 3 (2013) concluded that 47% of the patients’ hair growth occurred in 7 weeks earlier for the group with LLLT treatment compared to the group without.
  • Case Study 4 (2013) concluded a 35% increase in hair growth for the males with the LLLT helmet. 

Pricing of Hair Loss Treatments by Wellaholic

Wellaholic believes in providing pricing transparency, and hence all prices are published and updated on its website. Choose from a single-session plan or choose a multi-session plan for greater discounts. Wellaholic’s hair loss treatments are generally divided into the following categories: 

Wellaholic Services Comparison - Hair Regrowth

Please click on the menu below to see the pricing for the various hair loss treatments by Wellaholic. Prices are nett and inclusive of GST.

How Do I Choose the Right Hair Loss Treatment Plan for Me?

Depending on your hair regrowth needs you can choose the following plans:

  • Wellaholic is well-known in the industry for our transparent pricing and no hard selling.
  • In fact, we are probably the only aesthetic establishment in Singapore that publishes our prices openly.
  • All prices are nett and inclusive of GST, and are actual prices (i.e. not trial prices).
  • You can read our amazing reviews here.

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