Category | Women’s hair loss

Postpartum Hair Loss: What is it and is there a cure?

Pregnancy, although a natural body state, it still exposes a woman to considerable stress to her entire functional system. Many women complain of extensive hair loss after delivery.  There is a special term for such hair loss – postpartum alopecia (or postpartum telogen effluvium).  Let’s discover what the causes of this type of hair loss could […]

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Hair Loss: Another Disturbing Symptom of Menopause?

Women usually expect to experience mood swings and hot flashes during menopausal transition and menopause itself but many women are unaware that hair loss or alopecia is another fairly common and unpleasant sign of the approaching change.  According to statistics, more than 40% of women suffer from hair loss in the postmenstrual period of their life. […]

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Do birth control pills induce hair loss?

Hormonal contraception, which includes birth control pills, is one of the most widespread and effective methods that helps prevent unwanted pregnancies. However, this type of contraception may provoke some side effects, including hair loss. How do birth control pills affect our hair? To answer this question we should first take a look into the female […]

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Female hair loss types

Contents: Androgenetic Alopecia Telogen Effluvium Anagen Effluvium Alopecia Areata Traction Alopecia Scarring (Cicatricial) Alopecia Alopecia Mucinosa Androgenetic Alopecia Androgenetic Alopecia (or AGA) is the most widespread hair loss type found in males and females. In its clinical presentation, it develops in females differently than in males and, because of this, it is also called Female Pattern […]

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Causes of hair loss in women

Unfortunately, hair loss is a problem that women experiencealmost as often as men.  However, female hair loss is treated more effectively than hair loss in males because the cause is mainly due to temporary health problems which are quite treatable.  Although the forms of baldness in men and women are the same, the causes may be […]

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