Women Hair Loss Problems

Women hair loss scales

In women, hair loss is considered a multifactorial genetically determined trait with both androgen-dependent and androgen-independent mechanisms.


Other factors also responsible for balding in women include poor nutrition, physical and emotional stress, thyroid abnormalities, medications and hormonal causes (pregnancy, birth control pills, menopause, etc.).


Female pattern hair loss is characterized by more diffuse thinning.It is lost in defined patterns (thinning above the forehead and on the top of the head).


The Ludwig scale measures the severity of the receding hair line and the evolution of androgenetic hair loss at women.