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6 May, 2017


Roughly 60% of women will experience some degree of hair loss in their lifetime. In most cases, thinning hair in women occurs in the late fifties or sixties, but it ​can affect women at any age. Read More

7 March, 2017


Though generally seen as a "male problem", according to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40% of women will experience visible hair loss by age 40. Read More

28 April, 2016


I'm a female and I've got some thinning hair at the top of my head. It's starting to become more noticeable now, and it's making me self conscious about going out in public. Read More

20 January, 2015


Truly effective non-surgical hair loss treatments are few and that number is reduced to one when it comes to female hair loss. Read More

21 August, 2014


There are a number of causes of female hair loss. Have you consulted with a dermatologist? If not, I suggest starting there. If your hair loss is genetic, you may find that Rogaine (minoxidil) helps. Read More

9 April, 2013


Excellent question! Women are cautioned against handling crushed or broken Propecia tablets when they are pregnant or may potentially be pregnant "because of the possibility of absorption of finasteride and the subsequent potential risk to a male fetus". Read More

28 February, 2012


There are several reasons why women experience hair loss. I always recommend that men and women with thinning hair consult with a dermatologist prior to beginning any hair loss regimen in order to determine the nature of their balding. Read More

21 July, 2011


As Iím sure you already know, there is a variety of reasons why women experience hair loss. You have already taken all the steps I would normally recommend for a female with thinning hair. Read More

21 December, 2010


While I cannot quote the average cost of the female hairline lowering procedure, I can tell you what recommended hair loss doctor and world renowned expert Dr. Sheldon Kabaker charges. His website states the following: Read More

13 April, 2010


Tightly pulled hair can cause a non-genetic type of hair loss known as traction alopecia. This hair loss condition is often temporary as long as the pulling behavior ceases before any scarring occurs and the follicles underneath the scalp arenít damaged. On the other hand, if the pulling activity has stopped and you're still losing hair, you may be experiencing androgenetic alopecia (genetic female hair loss)... Read More

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