Generally women 80 years and over often see hair growth stop completely. Hair losses due to a change in hormones will start with a visible increase in thinning hair among women 37% of the time.
Androgenic Alopecia in women is actually more of a thinning, especially around the forehead and the top of the head. Women may also experience thinning behind the front hairline to the crown, which are stages of female pattern hair loss. This type of alopecia may be difficult to spot when females experience baldness in the first stages of menopause.
Trichotillomania (trick-o-till-o-main-ee-a) is the compulsive pulling out of one's hair. This disorder may be triggered any time by overwhelming emotions and stress. Psychiatrists estimate that 4 million Americans have trichotillomania . Wigs or custom design hair replacement systems are known and proven solutions.
Alopecia Areata (AA) is the most common condition of alopecia, which is related to various imbalances in the immune system. This disorder usually starts as a small clear area generally on the scalp but can affect any body area. When more than one area begins to spread over the entire scalp, it can be misdiagnosed as Alopecia totalis or Alopecia universal. It can also take on the appearance of pattern baldness when the clear top area begins to spread.
Common Causes of Medical Hair Loss
• Alopecia Areata
• Alopecia Totalis
• Alopecia Universal
• Radiation Treatments
• Weight Loss Surgery
• Drugs and Surgery
• Health and Stress
• Chemical Damage
• Accident Injury
• Burns and Scars
• Disaster trauma
Other Cause Of Female Hair Loss
Anagen Effluvium is generally due to internally administered medications, such as chemotherapy agents, that poison the growing hair follicle.
Telogen Effluvium is due to an increased number of hair follicles entering the resting stage. Telogen Effluvium is the most common hair loss for women.
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