Hair disorders are a category of conditions that includes the following:
- Alopecia: with this condition, you’ll lose hair all over your head or in circular areas. You may also experience loss of lashes, eyebrows, or pubic hair.
- Male pattern baldness: the most common hair disorder, some degree of hair loss affects about half of all men over 50 years of age.
- Hirsutism: this is a disorder in which adult women have excessive male pattern hair growth, irregular menstruation, lack of ovulation, acne, deepening voice, balding, and genital abnormalities.
- Hair shaft disorders: these are generally hereditary abnormalities of the hair shaft that cause split ends and hair that is dry, brittle, and coarse.
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