Hair Loss

It is usual for all women to experience a degree of hair loss throughout their life. In fact it is normal lose around 100 hairs a day. However, excessive hair loss, also known as alopecia, can be upsetting and impact on self confidence.

What are the signs of excessive hair loss?

  • Noticeable hair thinning
  • Hair falling out in ‘clumps’ on washing and brushing
  • Specific balding of the scalp
  • Red, oily, or itchy scalp

What are the causes?

Hair loss can be caused by a number of factors:

  • Lack of oestrogen / excess androgens (this may occur during pregnancy or the menopause)
  • Anaemia
  • Pituitary problems
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Psychological causes such as anxiety, stress or depression
  • Excess vitamin A
  • Lack of vitamins (B, C)
  • Lack of protein
Hair loss and menopause

How can it be treated?

Depending upon which factors have contributed to your symptoms, hair loss can be treated in the following ways:

The causes of hair loss can be diagnosed and treated

Hair loss can have many underlying causes. Why not book a consultation with one of our specialists and explore the treatments for hair loss today?
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