Hair Loss in Females

Hair loss in females is seen as spared 1-2 cm of hair on the front side in the type of a hairband, and general thinning on the rest of the scalp. If there is no hormonal cause, it starts in advanced age.


  • Androgenetic (hereditary)
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Hormonal changes in pregnancy and post-partum periods
  • Hormonal changes in premenopausal and postmenopausal periods
  • Severe diets
  • Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
  • Continuous tight tying of hair
  • Distress
  • Seasonal losses
  • Contraceptive pills and similar medications

The cause underlying the hair loss should be searched and this cause should be treated. Supplement treatments such as doctor-controlled 2% minoxidil, hair mesotherapy can be administered. Hair transplantation can be recommended in appropriate cases. Ludwig Classification