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Female hair loss slowly develops so it requires precise diagnose and treatment.

Female hair loss often develops from the center without noticing. Hair thinning and decreased
density accompany with hair loss. Unlike male hair loss, it does not develop in specific shape,
but overall number of hair decreases revealing the scalp. Thus, precise diagnose is necessary.

Characteristics and Cause of Female Hair Loss
"Female hair loss is often caused by stress, unhealthy eating and life style, and etc."
  • It starts from the center of head and spreads to all direction with hair thinning and decreased density.

  • Unlike male hair loss, it does not form specific shapes as hair loss develops.

  • It usually appears to women with fluctuating hormones and stress.

  • Pregnancy and menopause are common causes of hair loss in women.

General Cause of Hair Loss
  • Stress

  • Heredity

  • Aging

  • Unhealthy eating habit

  • Unhealthy life style

Specific Cause for Women
  • Birth, Menopause

  • Change in hormones

  • Frequent weight loss

  • Pollution

Thinning of Hair

Healthy hair loses

its strength

Shortage of Growth

Hair falling increases

Shrunken Follicles

Hair falling increases

Female Hair Loss

Hair that still has life

frequently falls out

Types of Female Hair Loss
Hair loss across the crown

It is the most common form of female hair loss, causing thinning of hair across the where hair is parted without affecting the forehead hairline

Hair loss on the sides

Another common form of female loss, sometimes accompanied by hair loss on the crown. This type of hair loss may be more noticeable due to the fact hair on the sides are not as dense.

Forehead/M shape Hair loss

It is an rare form of female hair loss with a receding or M-shping hairline, commonly found n male hair loss Women with foreheads tend to be more vulnerable to such type of hair loss

Female hair loss

Mainly found in women in 40's and above with decreasing female hormone secretions. As in female hair loss, hair begins to fall off from the crown area

Postpartum telogen effluvium (post-pregnancy hair loss)

Women after giving birth sometimes suffer from acute hair loss when a large number of follicles simultaneously enter the resting telogen stage, which had been postponed and increased female hormones during pregnancy. Hair growth which usually resumes soon after, is sometimes interfered by post-pregnancy related issues like bleeding, anemia, malnourishment, or breast-feeding.

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