Baldness, once thought to be a male-only condition, also affects women.
Want to know more? Here’s some background information, courtesy of the American Academy of Dermatology:
- Hair care practices can worsen hair loss. Avoid activities that can damage hair, such as blow drying on the highest heat setting.
- Temporary factors such as childbirth, stress and illness can trigger hair loss, but this type of loss typically stops over time.
- Talk to your doctor about your medications, and any that may contribute to hair loss. Never stop taking a medication without discussing with your doctor.