Hair Thinning Treatments for Women

Female hair thinning cure

Female hair thinning can be extremely upsetting especially if it is sudden onset and with no obvious reason.

At our clinic, an experienced doctor will discuss the situation around your hair thinning, your past medical history and conduct a thorough examination and offer further investigations to attempt to find a cause.

There could be a number of possible reasons for female hair loss and those that can be investigated include:

Hormone imbalances such as high levels of testosterone can cause hair thinning in women

Examination of general scalp health as conditions like dandruff, psoriasis, fungal infections and other dermatological problems contribute to hair loss. A referral to a dermatologist may be required.

Low iron, can cause hair thinning.

Low vitamin D level has a direct effect on hair follicle health and getting sunshine safely, increasing your intake of polyunsaturated fats (nuts, seeds, and oily fish) and where needed, taking supplements will help.

Making sure you are not gluten intolerant or have coeliac’s disease – research has shown that this contributes to hair loss.

A doctor will discuss your general nutrition and review your diet and ensure you are eating enough protein – increasing your intake of fruit and vegetables, oily fish, nuts and fruit often boosts hair strength

A lack of exercise can contribute to hair thinning. Exercise helps to pump vital blood and nutrients to all parts of your body, including your scalp.

We will assess your levels of stress and mood as often high stress levels can trigger off hair loss.

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