Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

For women, hair is an integral part of their beauty, their appearance, and their looks. Hair Loss, therefore can be quite devastating and impede their self-image, diminish their self- confidence and lower their self-esteem. More than men, hair loss in women can be a true life-altering and life-shattering condition that should not be ignored and should be given attention and medical treatments.

Female Pattern Baldness

In women, there are several reasons for hair loss. In some cases, hair loss manifests as Female Pattern Baldness, which may be genetic with mothers passing it down to their daughters. For most women, hair loss occurs post menopause with almost 75% of women losing their hair by the age of 60 years.

CAUSES OF FEMALE PATTERN BALDNESS

While it is completely normal to lose 50-100 strands each day. It is when new hair does not come in place of the fallen hair or their growth slows down that the first signs of hair thinning and hair loss come about. During Female Pattern Baldness, as the age increases, the hair continues to shrink till it does not grow back. Unlike men who lose hair from their crown region, women start losing hair from the parting line and from all over the head.

Here is the A-B-C of Causes of Hair Loss in Women

  • Birth Control Pills: Birth Control Pills can cause hormonal imbalances to result in hair loss.
  • Crash Diets: Sudden weight loss can cause hair loss as can the lack of proper nutrition that occurs when a person goes on a crash diet in a bid to lose weight quickly.
  • Genetics: The most common reason for hair fall in women is Female Androgenetic Alopecia or genes. If your mother or grandma faced it, then there are increased chances that you too will get it.
  • Hair Styles: If you make tight buns or ponytails, then the hair can weaken from the front, leading to hair fall and baldness.  
  • Iron Deficiency: Anaemia which is caused by low hemoglobin and low levels of iron in the blood also results in hair fall.
  • Medications: At times, side effects of medications for certain ailments can cause hair loss.
  • Menopause: The many hormonal changes in your body during menopause can trigger hair loss and cause increased hair fall.
  • PCOS: Poly-cystic Ovary Syndrome occurs when cysts develop in the ovaries, leading to hormonal imbalances and thus cause hair loss in women.
  • Stress: Stress can reflect on your health and one of the ways it reflects is by way of hair loss.
  • Thyroid Problems: Increased or decreased levels of thyroxine, the hormones of the thyroid, can cause the hair to fall.
  • Wrong Hair care Products: If you use low-quality products or change the products quickly, it can harm your hair leading to hair fall.
Techniques to control Hair Loss in Women

Medical advances have greatly helped in controlling hair loss in women. An array of effective hair restoration techniques along with hair supplements are available to counter hair loss. Hair fall can be now be paused and stopped and even reversed. Hair can be regrown and the appearance of a fuller head of hair can be restored too.

 
Hair Transplants work by removing hair from one area of the scalp that has active hair growth and transplanting them to thinning or balding areas of your scalp. The biggest advantage is that the results are permanent and more natural.
Hair Weaves are wigs that are woven into your hair. The biggest advantage is that unlike conventional wigs, weaves do not come off and always stay on, even during bathing, sleeping, running and even, swimming. swimming.
Wigs can cover receding hairlines, thinning hair and total baldness. What’s more, wigs are available in a variety of hairstyles, textures and even colors. You can choose something that matches your natural hair or experiment with a new style. At The Body Care, we offer professional wig stylists that can style and fit wigs for comfort and look.
Changing the hairstyle can sometimes help to hide hair loss. The Hairstylists at The Body Care can give creative cuts that will make thinning hair look fuller.
Counselling with Hair Specialists

Many women go into depression or lose their self-esteem when they start losing hair and going bald. Many experience anxiety and other emotional issues as the presence of hair on the head are mythically connected with virility. The Body Care offers to counsel with hair specialists who can help you choose the method of hair restoration taking into account your preferences and lifestyle.

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