The article “What It Means When You Have Hair Loss On Your Legs” discusses the multiple causes of sudden hair loss on legs, such as hormonal disorders, anterolateral leg alopecia, peripheral artery disease, inflammatory skin conditions, and nutritional deficiencies
Hair loss on the legs can occur at any point in life. However, it is found to be more prevalent in men as compared to women, just like men are at a higher risk of developing PAD than women.
Peripheral artery disease is one of the major contributors in leg hair loss. As the USA Vascular Centers vascular experts concluded, PAD causes blockage in the arteries supplying blood to the legs due to plaque buildup. This can lead to pain, leg and foot ulcers, and numbness. If left untreated, peripheral artery disease can lead to serious health risks such as a heart attack, stroke and even amputation.
If you are concerned you might have PAD, schedule an appointment today with a vascular expert.
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