Alopecia Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Alopecia? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.

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How to Prevent Alopecia


There are no prevention guidelines for the most common type of hair loss, male-pattern baldness. However, the following tips may help you avoid other types of hair loss:

  • Do not pull your hair tightly into a ponytail, cornrows, or curlers.
  • Learn and practice stress-management techniques.
  • Obtain medical care for acute illnesses and to manage chronic conditions.
  • Eat healthy, well-balanced meals.


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