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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Male or female pattern baldness, referred to as androgenetic alopecia, accounts for the vast majority of hair loss.
Female pattern baldness usually begins about age 30, becomes noticeable around age 40, and may be even more noticeable after menopause.
| The long and the short of hair loss (information from NHS Choices and hair loss charity Alopecia UK) There are several types of hair loss in women, including female pattern baldness which causes thinning of the hair primarily from the top of the head in the same way that men lose their hair.
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. In over 95% cases, hair loss in men and women is caused as an outcome of the DHT hormone.
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.