Female baldness is not as common as male baldness, which is probably why we don't hear as much about it. Women are more self-conscious about baldness when it occurs and tend to suffer a lot more psychologically because of it than men do. Female baldness is often caused by hormones, such as the loss of estrogen after menopause, genetics (women are just as susceptible to inherited baldness as men) and the natural hair loss that comes with aging.
The main difference between male and female baldness is that women do not experience a receding hairline when suffering from female baldness. Baldness solutions also differ for both genders because some of the topical products that are prescribed for men do cause hair to grow on other parts of the body. The same thing applies to some of the hair growth pills. Women should contact their doctors to find is a baldness solution that is safe for them to use. There are some topical solutions designed for both men and women that have no harmful side effects. The problem of baldness is bad enough without adding to it with more problems from products that do cause other conditions.
Females are often better candidates for hair transplants than men, because of the fact that they do not lose all their hair. In fact total baldness is rare in females. As a baldness solution, medical hair restoration for female baldness begins with a consultation with a hair restoration surgeon. The surgeon will take a sample of healthy hair and then dissect it under a microscope to make hair grafts. These hair grafts are then fitted precisely onto the bald spots at different angles so that they will grow together with the normal hair.
There are also baldness solutions that have promising results with female baldness. One of these is a hair growth shampoo that helps to remover DHT from the scalp. DHT stands for Dihydotestosteron, which blocks the hair follicles and is a leading cause of baldness in both men and women.
Another way that female baldness differs from that of males is that females tend to experience bald patches at different places on their heads or a general thinning of the hair. Women are better able to cover up bald patches and often wear stylish wigs that are indistinguishable from natural hair. The next time you complain because you need another haircut, just think of those that wish they had hair to cut.
So if you are suffering from female baldness talk to your doctor, there are things which can be done about it. Don't suffer in silence.
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