Hair loss in women or thinning of hair over the central area of the scalp is known as Female Pattern Baldness. If you were to visit a doctor or hair expert, they would refer to it as Androgenetic Alopecia.
Such kind of hair loss is the most common reason for thinning of hair in women between the ages of 30 to 65.
At most times women observe that there is a widening of the midline while the frontal hairline remains as is. Hair follicles at the base if the hair, gradually and continually shrinks to produce shorter and finer hair while you continue to blame your shampoo all the while.
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Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL)
or female pattern hair thinning
Besides Androgenetic Alopecia,there are other less common forms of balding that women might experience.
A sudden onset of hair loss that could be caused by various factors like a severe infection, crash diet or medication. The good news is that this is generally reversible unless a background pattern of hair loss (alopecia) is present.
Creating a smooth round hairless patch on the scalp. Hair loss comes and goes. You might experience hair regrowth in one area while a fall out occurs in another. Your immune system plays the culprit here by attacking the hair follicles mistakenly.