Androgenetic Alopecia in Women
To look young, a young face is not enough, because luxurious, thick, beautiful hair is an essential part of woman’s figure! Every woman monitors the condition and beauty of her hair. And most often, hair thinning is noticed in the very early stages. This allows the trichologist to help more efficiently.
Androgenetic alopecia(AGA) (hereditary hair loss) in women begins with thinning of hair in the parting area and spreads in all directions. Female pattern baldness differs from male type in that hair loss occurs diffusely and becomes noticeable later than in men, at the end of the third decade – 50 years. Less common at younger age.
Hereditary hair loss is more likely to occur during hormonal changes, i.e. when using contraception, after childbirth, in the menopause and after it. In women, thinning of the hair usually occurs in this area, while in men, on the top of the head.
Why does androgenic (hereditary) hair loss occur in women?
Androgenic alopecia occurs with an increase in the level of male sex hormones or an increase in the sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens. Also, the cause may be a violation of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase activity, which is involved in the metabolism of androgens. Androgens cause hair loss in women according to the same mechanism as in men.
With androgenic alopecia, first, it is necessary to pay attention to women’s health and sex hormones, to exclude concomitant diseases, etc.
Symptoms of androgenic alopecia in women
The disease course is characterized by fluent hair thinning. Most often, in the first turn the middle part is suffered. The hair becomes thin, sometimes hair loss is added, the scalp is more occur, especially during the washing. In some situations, hair thinning is more diffuse and steady rat. In the course of hair loss entire hairy part of the head.
Hereditary hair loss treatment
After consultation at the HairMed Trichology Center, the trichologist may refer to the patient for additional examinations (blood tests, sex hormones, ultrasound). After the findings, the doctor prescribes therapy that allows you to save and restore hair growth.
The trichologist individually selects a treatment program, which may consist of the selection of cosmeceuticals, mesotherapy, plasma therapy, microneedle therapy, internal therapy, etc.
The HairMed trichology cabinet also provides hair transplantation services. Seek advice from trichologist.
With a timely visit to a specialist and identifying problems, with an integrated approach, restoration of hair growth is possible.