Women’s Hair Loss

Ludwig’s Classification is used for women’s Hair loss.

Type I-Hair on front and top areas of hair is thinning and weak.

TypeII- Bordered hairline that is maintained but front and top  areas are thinning, weak and fair hair is increasing.

TypeIII-The front and top areas are bald, and hairline border is definite.

The reason for hair loss in women is still unknown, but some hair loss factors are listed as:

-Old Age

-Male Hormone Levels (Androgens) After menopause, hair starts thinning and facial hair thickens.

-Genetic hair loss from family

- Damaged hair. Treated, frizzy, split ends, broken hair, hair shaft damage.

-Scaring of Hair Follicles. Scars by injuiries or hardening after injuries.

-Auto immune illnesses

-Hormonal Problems  Excessive Testosterone hormone, Tyroid hormone deficiency.

-Iron deficiency

-Vitamin B and other vitamin deficiencies

-Chemotherapy or Beta blocker medications

-Syphilis or sexually transmitted diseases (STD)