Hair loss is more common in men and in some cases it can also be seen in women. Although men get ussed to going bald quickly, it is not the same in women. Usually it can also cause psychological problems. Hair loss is caused by the reactions of the hair to hormones. In addition to hair loss, thinning and breaking can also be witnessed.
Later, it may cause bald openings in the front and upper sides. The process in which the investigations take place is the period in which hair losses are seen most. Female pattern hair loss is most common in the 40s and 50s. The incidence of female pattern hair loss is up to 10 percent in women. More than 100 pieces of hair loss per day is normal yet excessive hair loss should be suspected and a medical advice should be sought.
What are the reasons for Female Pattern Hair loss?
One of the most common causes is genetic predisposition. Female pattern hair loss, which also has the effect of hormones, can also be seen in post-menopausal discomforts. During this period, stress should be kept under control. The cause of each disease is stress as in hair loss. In addition, anaemia, malnutrition, excessive fatigue, psychological causes and various diseases are also common. In this period, poor quality hair dyes should be avoided and blow dryer machines should not be excessively used.
You can understand when you have excessive hair loss from the hair that has fallen on your pillow. Since it is an insidious disease and does not cause sudden hair loss, it does not show itself to the patient immediately. Normally lost hairs are grown slowly and it gets thinner as it grows again and eventually falls permanently. Therefore it progresses periodically. It rarely occurs in young women. Female pattern hair loss usually occurs between 6-18 months. If a good solution is not found, the disease may progress slowly and cause baldness.
Symptoms of Female Pattern Hair Loss
Female pattern hair loss is physically visible during hair comb. In some cases, you may even encounter a handful of hair when you touch your hair. You should be gentle during hair comb and shaping. If your hair roots are visible from the outside and there is an equal fall of hair from all over your head, you should consult a specialist.
Treatment of Female Pattern Hair Loss
One of the treatments to be done in female pattern hair loss is primarily drug treatment. The drugs are of the type that is applied orally or directly to the hair. Another method is PRP. This method is an application for feeding cells using one’s own blood. It takes about 30-40 minutes. In mesotherapy treatment on the other hand, hair growth that has come to a halt is prevented and acceleration in growth is aimed.
Female Pattern Hair Loss and Hair Transplantation
According to the result of the analysis to be done, doctor’s decide whether transplantion is needed or not for female pattern hair loss. In some cases, the area where the hair will be taken may be prove to be inadequate if the patient’s hair loss is equal in all areas of the head. So it can interfere with transplantation. The most common method used in planting is the FUE technique. There is no difference between methods applied on men. This method which was released in 2002 is the procedure in which the roots of the hair where there is most hair is taken and transferred to the region where there is none. Applications without sutures leave no trace. The recovery period is around 10 days and there is an average of 6 hours of time-span for a single operation carried out.
Careful selection of strong roots makes hair transplantation easier in women. It is also used in hairs located in other parts of the body. Thanks to the roots collected individually, the roots of intact hair are not damaged. After the operation area is numbed with local anaesthesia, small holes are opened from the needle tip and the roots are collected. Afterwards, channels are opened to the bald areas where the roots are transplanted with tweezers. Before hair transplantation in women, a blood test is performed from which the medical record, diabetic levels and blood pressure statistics are examined.