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Hair Loss In Women – What’s Going On?

Hair is one of the first things people notice about us when we meet them. Hair conveys aspects of your style and personality.

I have always had thick hair and I must admit I have taken it for granted – well until now. Seeing strands of hair on my hands after simply stroking my curls, noting hair bundles on my clothes throughout the day and excessive hair loss in the shower drain have sent my alarm bells ringing.

I am not alone with this issue I can tell you now. There are many women fearful of simply touching their scalp as I type.

So what is happening really?

Not a simple answer sorry. There are so many factors that need attention – luckily we have lots of tools to restore balance to our bodies.

So let’s journey together once more.

Hair loss in women is a common problem, especially during menopause. It can be distressing and negatively affect self-esteem, but there are many strategies and treatments to manage hair loss in women.

The medical term for baldness is alopecia. Complete baldness of the scalp is alopecia totalis. Continue reading to learn more about what causes hair loss in women and about treatment strategies. You’ll learn that some types of hair loss in women are temporary, while others may be permanent and require treatment. Reasons for hair loss in women are varied and many.

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Menopause – Friend or Foe?

The years have passed mighty quick for me as I find myself now aged 53.

I’ve been super busy raising a family, as well as running my clinic and the continuing education that goes along with that.

Just recently, I have noticed my menstrual cycle has disappeared.

My goodness, I am beginning menopause – I am perimenopausal!

Other than an obvious weight gain (which I put down to the pandemic stress), I personally haven’t had many other obvious signs to suggest this.

However, this is not the norm I can tell you now. So many of my clients come to me for help in relation to so many menopausal symptoms. The most popular being excessive menstrual bleeding, hot flushes, headaches, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and low libido.

So, let’s dive in ladies and learn just what goes on in our bodies as we mature.

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