female pattern baldness


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female pattern baldness

n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair in women, characterized by diffuse thinning on the crown but rarely leading to baldness; androgenetic alopecia. Also called female pattern hair loss.
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Changes with these hormones could indicate polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common hormone problem in women that could i induce female pattern baldness in genetically predisposed women.
Approximately 40 million men and 21 million women suffer from male or female pattern baldness.
The Enchantop is a hairpiece designed to provide coverage for women experiencing hair loss due to female pattern baldness.