Women’s Hair Loss

For women, hair is linked to their overall appearance, so they take care of in various ways, by going to hair salons, special shampoos, oils, etc.

However, hair loss may appear and cause a problem for the woman. This happens when a woman loses over 150 hairs in a day.

Some periods in woman’s life, such as puberty, the postpartum time period and menopause, show a more intense hair loss, so the diagnosis must be carefully done carefully by the dermatologist-dermosurgeon.

Causes of female hair loss

  • Hereditary predisposition
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Menopause
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pregnancy (Postpartum time period)
  • Hair loss
  • Anemia
  • Stress (psychological, physical, postoperative)
  • Thyroid gland dysfunction
  • Malnutrition (deficiency of vitamins, proteins, metals, iron)
  • Chronic diseases
  • Medications (antidepressants, anti-inflammatory drugs, antithrombotics, etc.)
  • Chemotherapy, radiation therapy
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Injuries
  • Bacterial or fungal infections (tinea capitis)
  • Abuse of chemical styling products

Treatment therapies

Each woman is different, so the skin along with the hair follicles may react differently to the treatment and, in combination with the various hormones associated with the female hair loss, the treatment becomes fully personalized.

Nowadays, there are medical treatments which can postpone, prevent and deal with the female hair loss, especially when it is at its early stages.

2% Minoxidil Concentration: Helps hair re-growth with fast results.

Spironolactone, Simetidine and Cyproterone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol: Treatments which only women can choose, to inhibit hair loss and for the regrowth of new hair.

Laser – Energotrichogenesis: Whether the hair loss is diffused or areata, the blood flow to the scalp increases through the laser use. It is based on the philosophy of photo-biotherapy and, as a result, the hair growth is observed in length and diameter. At the end of treatment, in less than two months, the results shall begin to show.

Mesotherapy: Once the type of hair loss is established, the appropriate multivitamin drugs shall be selected, to be injected into the problematic areas. Within 8 months, the results show, with no side effects.