Did you know that lupus can lead to hair loss?

Hair loss- around 45% of all lupus suffers will experience some form of alopecia (hair loss), which is caused by inflammation of the scalp. Some people will get bald patches; however, it is more common to hair that thins out over time. This can affect more them just your head, some people experience hair loss in their beard, eyebrows, eyelashes and other parts of the body that have hair. Lupus can also cause the hair to become weak and break easily, which is referred to as lupus hair. Once lupus is treated, it is normal for new hair to grow in the places that were affected.

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