Traction Alopecia: Is Your Weave Worth It?

Mary FitzsimonsHair

Traction Alopecia

One of the most common reasons for hair loss is an autoimmune disorder (alopecia aerata) in which the body destroys its own hair. However, it can also be caused by external factors such as chronic traction (pulling) on the hair follicle. This is called traction alopecia.