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Hair Loss in Women

There are several possible causes to hair loss in women and there is no cure to hair loss, however you may respond well to treatment if you start early.

Key signs that you may be experiencing hair loss.

  • Widening of the parting as you age

  • Bald spots

  • Shedding more than 200 hairs per day

  • Scalp visible through the hair

  • Hair break off

  • Smaller pony tails

What is hair loss in women?

We all shed hair daily, usually between 50 to 120 hairs every single day. This is part of a natural balance, some hairs fall out while new hairs grow in. It's when this balance is interrupted where more hair falls out compared to the number of hairs that grow in; this is when hair loss happens. Hair shedding and hair loss are very different. Hair loss medically is known as 'alopecia'.

Hair shedding and hair loss are very different

How common is hair loss in women?

It's a myth that only men men suffer balding. Women suffer hair loss too, it's estimated that more than 50% of women will experience noticeable hair loss. The most common is female-pattern hair loss (FPHL).

Most common causes of hair loss in women:

  • Hair styles such as, tight pony tails & braids.

  • Vitamin deficiencies

  • Extreme dieting

  • Certain medication

  • Hormonal changes

  • Thyroid imbalance

  • Emotional stress or shock

  • Menopause

  • Genetics

How to improve, prevent and treat hair loss in women?

  1. Book a consultation with one of our team members

  2. Order our diagnose and treatment pack

  3. Be compliant to the treatment with regular check ins via your patient portal

  4. Watch your hair confidence improve


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