Hair loss in women

Hair loss in women is not uncommon and can be caused by hormonal changes such as those that occur during pregnancy and menopause. Medical conditions such as thyroid disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome can contribute to alopecia as can certain medications, including chemotherapy. Find more information on hair loss causes, symptoms and remedies in this section.

How your lifestyle triggers hair loss

A traumatic divorce can trigger hair loss in women, but so can smoking, excessive drinking and certain medical conditions. Coffee, sun protection and a happy marriage, on the other hand, preserves your hair.

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