Hair Loss Causes & Solutions

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Many times hair loss can be a “red flag” that something more serious could be wrong. A woman losing hair should see a physician as soon as possible. Are some women affected more than others? Women can experience hair loss at ANY AGE, and it doesn’t discriminate by any other means.

Usually thinning is so gradual and diffused that by the time a woman realizes it, she may have already lost 30% or more of her hair. Other times it falls out more quickly, like during chemotherapy. It can come out in clumps, leaving small, round patches (Alopecia Areata); thin out profusely at the top and front (Androgenetic Alopecia); or the thinning can diffuse itself all over for any reason.

What does hair loss do to us?

When a woman loses hair it does two things 1) it drastically and adversely changes her PHYSICAL APPEARANCE 2) it profoundly affects and sometimes destroys her CONFIDENCE and EMOTIONAL state of being.

Hair is an identifying feature for women; losing it makes us feel as though we’ve lost a part of ourselves. It makes us feel embarrassed, frightened and depressed. Depending on how you see yourself, you may choose to accept this loss, or you may find yourself asking…

 

“What are my options?”

hair loss solutions palm beachIf you have chosen Non-Surgical Hair Enhancement, you have many options. There are hundreds of different types of hair pieces, toppers, integrations, and wigs that can either take the place of missing hair, or enhance your existing hair.

A woman doesn’t have to be experiencing active hair loss to want more hair. Some of us were just born with fine, thin hair that’s sparse in quantity, and lacking in quality.

  • Alopecia

    Alopecia is a medical or technical term for ‘hair loss’ or ‘hair thinning’. There are many types of alopecia such as: alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, alopecia totalis, lichen planopilaris or scarring alopecia, telogen effluvium and alopecia universalis. Women’s solutions for alopecia range from small postage stamp hair pieces to full…

  • Trichotillomania

    Trichotillomania is a disorder that causes people to pull out their hair from their scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, or any other parts of the body. It can result in bald patches that most women wish to cover up.

  • Chemotherapy

    Most women will experience some degree of hair loss during chemotherapy treatment; the majority will lose it all. We are now finding that some chemotherapy drugs are causing prolonged and permanent hair loss. We, as hair replacement specialists, suspected this was happening many years ago. It’s now being confirmed, as…

  • Heredity & Predisposition

    Your hair, it’s color, texture, growth patterns and how much you have, is determined largely by your genes. It’s a ‘feature’ like which parent you resemble more, or how you have your grandfather’s nose for example. Familial tendencies like these, are similar to whether you have thicker hair or thinner…

  • Diet & Nutrition

    You’ve heard the old saying “you are what you eat”. And “what you don’t eat" holds true as well! The number of Americans with significant vitamin and mineral deficiencies and inefficiencies is staggering. The bad news is that for the last 25+ years, we’ve been a ‘fast food society’. Our…

  • Hormones & Menopause

    Hormone imbalances at any age can cause hair loss for women. A large percentage of my clients are women in perimenopause or menopause, experiencing hair thinning and breakage. But don’t forget about your thyroid! It’s hormonal too! Hypothyroidism is a leading cause of hair loss in women. Here are some…

  • Illness & Medications

    Lots of illnesses and health conditions, aside from cancer/chemo, can cause your hair to thin out. Lupus, Diabetes, IBS, Crohn’s Disease, and Anemia are just a few. And almost worse than the health conditions themselves, are some of the medications used to ‘treat’ them. Almost every medication lists hair loss…

  • Stress & Trauma

    Although most traditional Western medicine physicians won’t admit it, stress and trauma are huge causes of hair loss. It’s important to remember that stress can come from good and bad life experiences. For example, planning a daughter’s wedding can be a good thing, but be very stressful at the same…

 

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