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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Female pattern baldness usually begins about age 30, becomes noticeable around age 40, and may be even more noticeable after menopause.
A well known hair loss treatment, the oil is known to be tremendously effective for tackling the problem of hair loss, very often known as male and female pattern baldness.
It's been proven to be very effective, especially for female pattern baldness.
Mum-of-two Bev Waring, 64, from Solihull, is a receptionist who suffered female pattern baldness from her mid-50s after going through the menopause.
The Enchantop is a hairpiece designed to provide coverage for women experiencing hair loss due to female pattern baldness.