When you think of alopecia, you probably think of a balding man. And it’s true that men are more afflicted by this disease than women. However, millions of women across the United States deal with this condition daily as well.

You may also be asking yourself not only who gets it, but is alopecia areata genetic or hereditary? Or, if you’re a parent, you may be wondering if your daughter will get alopecia.

These are good questions to ask and we’ll do our best to unpack them for you here.

Below are several of our most popular blog posts to address these and related questions: