Hair loss also known as alopecia is a common problem in men, women and children. The signs and symptoms of this condition vary and includes dandruff, scarring, circular patterns, skin lesions, etc. The male baldness or thinning usually occurs at the crown and the temples whereas in females the target area is frontal and parietal. There are many things that cause baldness. The typical baldness in men is the male pattern baldness (MPB).This has its roots in the genes. The other reasons of baldness in men and women are Infection, Drugs, Pregnancy, Shock or trauma, etc. However, localized hair loss can be caused due to a medical condition such as tumor or skin outgrowth. Also, an unhealthy scalp condition may cause a significant hair loss both in men and women.