It's important to identify the cause of hair loss in women
to treat it, said dermatologist Dr.
She says: "Hair loss in women
is definitely more common than most people think.
Minoxidil is the only FDA-approved medication for hair loss in women
Changes in birth control pill: Going off the pill or changing to a different type of hormonal contraception is also one of the causes of hair loss in women
Telogen Effluvium is another causal factor of hair loss in women
The prevalence increases with advancing age.1 Hair loss in women
is associated with significant psychological morbidity.
Dr Ryan explained there are over 50 different reasons that cause hair loss in women
. Some include perimenopause, diabetes, insulin resistance, postpartum depression, lack of zinc, fibroid issues, and vitamin D deficiency, among others.
'Hair loss in women
is not usually a case of genetics like it is for men'
The new hair restoration method is completely different from hair transplantation, the usual procedure of redistributing hair from one part of the scalp to another and successfully treats hair loss in women
and baldness in men.
Professor Ewan Gillon, clinical director at First Psychology Scotland, says hair loss in women
can create feelings of inadequacy, which is difficult for sufferers to cope with.
Fortunately, hair loss in women
typically does not result in complete baldness, as is often the case with men.
This doesn't seem to be because there is a greater incidence of hair loss in women
now, simply that they see hair transplant as a preferable option to wearing a wig.