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SCALP CONDITIONS




ALOPECIA AREATA AND PSORIASIS

The causes of alopecia areata and psoriasis are very similar; both are autoimmune conditions, meaning a group of white blood cells attacks cells in the skin or hair.  

People who experience alopecia areata or psoriasis have a genetic predisposition.  However, the onset of both conditions still requires a trigger in the form of a viral or bacterial infection, a vaccination, stress, trauma to the skin or exposure to a novel substance.

Stress can exacerbate both conditions through its impact on the sympathetic nervous system. Stress causes sympathetic nerves to increase their production of noradrenaline in the skin, intensifying the autoimmune reaction.

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