Is it the occurrence of shedding all over the top of the scalp? From what I understand there are two major camps of hair loss suffers, the diffusers and the miniaturizers… and sometimes both. But anyways what exactly is diffuse thinning? I get mixed answers all over the place
Thinning comes in two types (1) Diffuse Patterned thinning that fits into confined areas and it is often related to genetic balding and the thinning is a precursor to it, and (2) Diffuse Unpatterned Alopecia (thinning or DUPA) which occurs throughout the entire scalp, even in the back of the head which is usually immune to genetic hair loss. Some women get DUPA when they pass menopause. There is a new term just pioneered by Myself and Dr. Robert Bernstein which is Age Related Thinning (this occurs when the entire population of terminal hairs become uniformly thinner.