Hair loss in women is more common than you may think. It is estimated that over 50% of women will experience noticeable hair loss in their lifetime.
Hair loss can strike women at any age and can be difficult to deal with. But you’re not alone!
There are many things that can trigger female hair loss, some of them only trigger temporary hair loss, while others can cause permanent hair loss.
Female hair loss causes can include:
Undergoing chemotherapy or using certain medications
Having recently given birth
Wearing a hairstyle that pulls on the hair or using harsh chemicals on the hair
Rapid weight loss
Extreme stress (physical or emotional)
High doses of Vitamin A
Alopecia Areata – an autoimmune skin disease that causes hair loss.