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How to Stop Hair Loss in Women: 6 Best Treatments

Women who suffer from hair loss seem to be often overlooked in the media due to the common misconception that baldness is associated only with men. However, a significant proportion of the female population also suffer from a variety of hair loss conditions, from thinning hair to bald spots on their scalp. These conditions are […]

Prenatal Vitamins for Hair Growth: Prevent the Post Pregnancy Shed

Prenatal vitamins are supplements taken during pregnancy and before pregnancy. They’re similar to regular multivitamins. The difference however is that prenatal vitamins have been specially designed with vitamins and minerals needed by pregnant women – particularly: folic acid, iron, and calcium1. There have been several claims as to how and why prenatal vitamins enhance hair […]

Hair Growth Vitamins for Women

Hair loss and alopecia are more common in men; however, women can also suffer from these conditions for a number of reasons. PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome) is one of the most common causes of hair loss in women, as the ovaries produce more testosterone than normal, which leads to elevated DHT (dihydrotestosterone). Stress and hormonal […]

Hormones and Hair Loss in Women

Given the current epidemiological data regarding alopecia, it’s fair to say it affects more men than women worldwide, especially when it comes to the more severe forms of the condition – approximately 63% of sufferers are men, and 36% are women (R.A. Schwartz, C.K. Janniger. Alopecia areata. 1997; 59:238-41). In men, alopecia is generally caused […]

What can cause hair loss in younger women?

In my opinion, the most significant causes of hair loss in younger women are: a medical condition such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS); hormonal changes due to pregnancy; stress and anxiety, which depletes crucial hair growth nutrients and affects hormonal balance; changes in hormonal balance due to diet changes such as switching to soy products; […]