Female Hair Loss Can Cause Psychological Stress If Not Treated Properly


It’s normal to lose about 50 -1 00 hairs a day but when hair loss exceeds this limit then it is a sign of danger. Now a day’s every third man after the age of 50 has hair loss and every fifth woman notice that her hair is losing more than normal measure. Some believe that is due to the everyday challenges that we deal with causes us to stress out and lose hair eventually. The fact is there is no one cause of hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by several reasons and every individual may suffer hair loss due to a different reason.

Hair loss can be caused by the genes that you inherit from your family that is caused by hair loss due to heredity. Some people have a hormonal imbalance that causes hair loss and slows down the development process of hair follicles. There are certain medications such as chemotherapy that make the immune system to attack its own tissues resulting in hair loss from all over the body. Also as due to the day to day stress and nutritional deficiencies the hair health greatly suffers.

Let’s discuss the most common cause of hair loss in women that is Female Pattern Hair Loss.

Female Pattern Hair Loss

It has a distinct pattern and starts with increased hair shedding and a decrease in hair density. With no treatment done at the right time to slow down the process, hair starts to thin on the crown and the frontal hairline remains unaffected. Although the normal recession does happen that’s normal. The good thing about pattern hair loss in women as compared to that of hair loss in men is that the hair loss hardly progresses to baldness.


Usually, medical history is checked and the appearance of a pattern of hair loss is determined. If there is any skin disorder then skin biopsy and blood tests are done to know the cause. Hairs are also checked under a microscope to know the structure of the hair. While hormonal problems in women are determined by the abnormal hair growth in different areas of the body.

Problems – If hair loss not treated

  • Hair loss causes the end of youth, vitality, and desirability.
  • Inability to style the hair, women get very frustrated when they can’t style their hair as they want.
  • Dissatisfaction with the appearance, this is the main hindrance to a satisfying life. Hair loss causes the end of youth and it is experienced that women experience emotional and psychological affects more than that of men. Women feel insecure as to how they will be accepted.
  • Loss of self-esteem.
  • Social Humiliation and embarrassment.

So to avoid these problems of hair loss it’s better to treat the hair loss at first,


Minoxidil is an FDA approved medication used to treat hair loss. It is directly applied to the scalp. The use of this helps to stimulate hair follicles to grow and slow down the process of hair loss. The problem is that the hair loss may come back if the use of this is stopped. For women, there is a certain proportion that they should use because of its side effects. It is recommended that women should use about 2 percent solution or if using in foam than 5 percent.

Hair Transplant

The process of female hair transplant in Dubai is simple and permanent. It requires the removal of tiny plugs from the back of the scalp and placed in areas of thinning. The donor’s hair is your own hair and that allows the body to accept them at the benefactor region. The transplanted hair falls out but new hair growth and that is as natural as existing hair.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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