Female hair loss is a common problem. It is thought as many as half of women will experience some form of hair loss and 1 in 4 women will experience some form of shedding. Most women will begin to notice a change in their hair as they age.
The conversation around female hair loss, in comparison, so male hair loss is not as common which does often cause women to feel that what they are experiencing is not common.
Women find the experience very distressing and often see it as an ageing problem, or somehow a lack of femininity. Our experience is that women get very emotional, worried and confused. Understanding and listening can be just as effective as treatments can for the wellbeing of the sufferer. Female pattern hair loss can be very varied in its progression and severity resulting in many sufferers feeling quite desperate.