Hair loss in women caused by menopause

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Posted on : October 14, 2016 | Author: John Kahen

Hair plays an important role in the female world. Many women are defined by their outer appearance. Having beautiful healthy hair is a part of the equation that women use to measure their beauty and appearance. Although hair loss in women is just as common as it is in men, it is more difficult to deal with. Hair loss occurs for a wide variety of reasons and there are a handful causes at the center of this problem.

One documented medical condition know to commonly to cause hair loss in women is menopause. When a woman begins to enter menopause the levels of estrogen in the body begins to decrease. Estrogen is needed to help produce testosterone. The correct levels of testosterone make it possible for hair to continue to grow and maintain a healthy cycle. Without enough estrogen and testosterone the growth of hair begins to slow resulting in hair loss.

Women pattern baldness is typically the thinning of the hair on the top of the scalp. For many, it can get quite thin, leaving women feeling very insecure and trying different hairstyles to conceal the problem. Unfortunately, they usually opt for styles which can further damage hair follicles, leading to more thinning. In the past, women teased their hair, pulled it back in pony tails, or permed it to hide their secret. But, now there is something that can be done to treat this problem. In fact, if it is caught in time, hair can be regrown by using the proper treatment.


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