Having bald patches on one?s head, beard and eyebrows can be very distressing. Although alopecia areata does not affect the patient health in any other form, it is certainly life-altering and its sudden onset, recurrent episodes and unpredictable course have a great impact on the psyche of those suffering from it. Homeopathic remedies for alopecia aerata provide an excellent treatment for it . They are fairly successful as it quickly helps the hair in growing back .
Alopecia areata is the loss of hair in circular or oval patches from the scalp or elsewhere such as eyebrows, beard, etc. The bald patches are usually of the size of a five-rupee coin or one-rupee coin. Complete loss of hair may also occur in some individuals although it is not very common.
Alopecia areata is a fairly common skin disorder and about 1 per cent of the population is affected at any given time. Unlike other kinds of hair loss, alopecia areata is a reversible hair loss as the follicles (structure that encloses the root of the hair) of hair are not damaged. Alopecia areata does not affect the patient health in any other way. Few people complain of itching when hair starts falling. There is no physical discomfort associated with it. Alopecia affects all ages, races and sexes equally.
Though not very certain, it is assumed that your body?s own defence system attacks the hair follicle. The defence system attacks the cells of the follicle as a case of mistaken identity. These cells resemble a protein which our defence system is programmed to destroy. Pigment cells and the sweat gland around it get destroyed but the follicle protects itself by moving into the higher layers of the skin and sheds off the hair shaft. The follicle then remains dormant there.
Although not very strong, the genetic factor is also associated with alopecia areata. This means that some children whose parents have had alopecia areata or are suffering from it may have a predisposition towards developing the disease later in life.
As the hair follicle is not destroyed, the chances of hair growing back is always there. The true and exact nature of an untreated case is very difficult to predict. Some hair experts believe that there are certain conditions where the prognosis is not good.
Although there has not been found a direct link between stress and alopecia, its involvement cannot be totally ruled out. Stress is known to aggravate immune (defence) system-related disorders and also a variety of skin conditions, including urticaria, psoriasis and hyperhidrosis.
Homeopathic Remedies For Alopecia Aerata
Homeopathic treatment is very effective in dealing with alopecia areata. Researches shown that homeopathic remedies for alopecia aerata affect our body by optimising our immune system. Thus, homoeopathy can provide an effective and a permanent solution to this problem.
Moreover, once it is treated with homoeopathy the chances of the problem occurring again are also highly reduced. Although certain homeopathic medicine like Flouricum Acid and Phosphorus are very often and effectively used in treating this disorder, one need to go through a constitutional analysis before any prescription is made. Constitutional analysis is the prescription-based assessment of your physical and psychological characteristics.