Alopecia areata is a common cause of non-scarring (does not cause scarring to the scalp) hair loss that can occur at any age, according to the British Skin Foundation (BSF).
“It usually causes small, coin-sized, round patches of baldness on the scalp, although hair elsewhere such as the beard, eyebrows, eyelashes, body and limbs can be affected,” explains the BSF.
If this description characterises your hair loss, evidence supports giving acupuncture a try.
Acupuncture has long been used in China as an alternative medical therapy.
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