female pattern baldness


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female pattern baldness

n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair in women, characterized by diffuse thinning on the crown but rarely leading to baldness; androgenetic alopecia. Also called female pattern hair loss.
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Once male or female pattern baldness kicks in, the tufts lose hairs and the scalp develops bald spots.
Women suffer from female pattern baldness also caused mostly by hormones.
A well known hair loss treatment, the oil is known to be tremendously effective for tackling the problem of hair loss, very often known as male and female pattern baldness.
Genetic susceptibility to male and female pattern baldness is another factor that contributes to hair loss.