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Alopecia Homeopathic treatment
Alopecia Areata Homeopathic management
Alopecia areata is a hair loss condition which usually affects scalp. It is also called as spot baldness is an autoimmune disease in which hair is removed from one part or whole of the body due to body “s failure recognize its own body cells and destroy its own tissue.
Different types
1.      Alopecia areata (hair loss in patches )
2.      Alopecia totalis( loss of hair on the on the scalp)3
3.      Alopecia Universalis (Loss of hair on the body)
Alopecia areata is not contagious . Alopecia areata is the result of acute physical and emotional stress in a sensitive individual .
It occurs more frequently in people who have affected family members ,suggesting hereditary may be a factor. In addition it is slightly more likely to appear in people who have relatives with auto immune diseases ,
This condition is not caused by any infective micro organism or virus .
Clinical features
1.      Patchy hair loss .the problem often begins with 1 or more coin sized round smooth bare patches where hair once was.
2.      “Exclamation mark” hairs often a few short hairs occur in or at the edges of the bare spots .These hairs get narrower at bottom .
3.      Wide spread hair loss : with time some patients go bald .some lose all their body hair too.
4.      Nail problem :Alopecia areata also can affect your finger nails and toe nails .Nails can have tiny pin point dents (pitting).they can also have white spots or lines,rough .lose their shine and become thin .
Management: Homeopathic approach
Different Homeopathic medicines are available for Alopecia areata .
Homeopathic medicines are prepared from natural resources and are selected depending on each patient’s constitution  . Every patient has to be studied individualistically about the clinical features, history, past illness and hereditary pre disposition . Patients mental and emotional status has to be evaluated . Physical symptoms like food cravings aversion and food which disagrees must be disclosed . After the thorough evaluation of the case medicines are prescribed. Homeopathic medicines are working on the immune system/defense mechanism. Whenever the organism is under stress or taking chemical drugs or vaccines for longer period then their immune system will be compromised which will cause some symptoms on mental and emotional levels and  different systems like gastro intestinal, respiratory circulatory etc .. Skin also will be not spared . Alopecia is resulting due to the defect in the  auto immune mechanism resulting from stress chemical drugs and frequent infections .