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)
Psychological causes such as anxiety, stress or depression
Excess vitamin A
Lack of vitamins (B, C)
Lack of protein
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? Call 01483 454 016 to arrange an appointment or complete the quick contact form: