Alopecia Totalis: most hair on a person head is lost
Alopecia Universalis: usually affects the entire body

Alopecia is the medical term for baldness; there are various types of alopecia; Alopecia Areata is a condition that causes a person's hair to fall out. It is an autoimmune disease; that is, the person's immune system attacks their own body.

Hair pieces and wigs are available to help restore self confidence.