Does the vitiligo have the relation with the gender? Does the incidence is same for male and female? According to the Beijing CASU vitiligo hospital’s clinical researching. The relevant data analyze that there are no obvious difference between male and female about the vitiligo incidence. Incidence rate for the male and female respectively are 49.45%, 53.52%. So the female have the higher vitiligo incidence than male.
Vitiligo is a continual and long-term skin problem that produces patches of white depigmentation that develop and enlarge in certain sections of the skin.
The patches appear when melanocytes within the skin die off. Melanocytes are the cells responsible for producing the skin pigment - melanin - which gives skin its color and protects it from the sun's UV rays.
Why the female are easier to suffer from the vitiligo, The Beijing CASU vitiligo specialist found that female patients use usually apply some cosmetic products on face, and the female psychological ability weak compared with male, such as Emotional trauma, pregnancy are likely to aggravate vitiligo condition. The CASU vitiligo hospital found that the peak age of onset of women is about 5 years earlier than men. It is probably is because the female pay more attention to the beauty than male. So the skin easily to have lesion at early stage. Some people think the onset of the vitiligo is related to the puberty stage, Because of female sexually mature earlier than male. So the women onsets of the vitiligo for women are earlier than the male.
So for the female, they should pay attention to apply less cosmetic products, and have a daily healthy diet, don’t abuse cosmetic products for their beauty. For the vitiligo patient, they better choose to have a baby when the vitiligo is at stable stage. They also need to adjust the mindset, and have some exercise. This will be benefit to the treatment process.