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|Alopecia is defined as apartial or complete loss of hair.||Alopecia also termed as‘baldness’ is defined as apartial or complete loss of hair.||The ayurvedic term for Alopecia or baldness is‘indralupta’ or ‘ruhiya’ or ‘khalitya’. It indicates partial or total loss of hair caused due to imbalanced Pitta and Vat.
According to Aacharya Vagbhat, when sudden hair fall is termed as Indralupt while khalitya is a gradual hair loss.