The symptoms and cures for baldness depend on its causes. Hence, it is important to know the types of Alopecia that are listed below with their signs and symptoms.

Alopecia Areata (AA)

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition. Generally, it is experienced as patches of hair loss. It can sometimes be a single patch or can be multiple patches of hair loss.

Alopecia Totalis (AT)

Alopecia Totalis is the situation where there is a total loss of hair on the scalp

Alopecia Universalis (AU)

Alopecia Universalis is the most advanced stage of Alopecia in which the body losses hair from all the parts including eyelashes and eyebrows

Alopecia Barbae

Alopecia Barbae is patches of baldness on the beard area. it can be a single patch or spread across multiple beard areas.

Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA)

It is considered as excessive thinning of the hair to an almost transparent state. It is believed to be the most common type of progressive hair loss and generally associated with a hereditary form of hair loss.

Scarring Alopecias (CicatricialAlopecias)

Scarring alopecias is a rare condition where there is permanent hair loss. it is also known as cicatricialalopecias.

Traction Alopecia

This is a condition that is caused due to excessive tension on the hair. Opting for a hairstyle that involves excessive pulling can augment hair loss and prolonged condition of Traction Alopecia can stop the development of new hair follicles leading to permanent hair loss, gradually.

Anagen Effluvium

This is a condition of the hair is which is caused due to the usage of chemo drugs or excessive use of other such chemicals like chemotherapy. It often begins with a patchy hair loss, but may even lead to total hair loss. On stoppage of these drugs, hair tends to grow back in 6 months.

Telogen Effluvium

In this condition, more amounts of hairs fall out. This is a temporary form of hair loss which is caused due to thinning of hair. The hair growth usually recovers.