Hair Loss in Women

Among the chief causes of hair loss in women is the deficiency of certain minerals. Iron deficiency or anemia is known as the leading cause of hair loss in women.  High degree of copper is also a reason for hair loss in women.

Less intake of protein, deficiency of certain fatty acids is also the causes of hair loss in women.

Nutritional imbalance is also the one of the leading cause if hair loss in women.

Thinning of the hair in the front side of the scalp which is also known as genetic thinning is a leading cause of hair loss. During the genetic thinning process the hair at the front side become thin and the growth of hair become very slow.

Alopecia Areata which is also known as a problem of auto immune is a leading cause of hair loss in women.

A hormone called DHT and its genetically programming  is also a cause of concern for women for hair loss.

A child birth also causes a type of hair loss just after the delivery of the baby which is temporary in nature.

Some other causes of hair loss or hair fall in women are mentioned below.


  • Stress
  • Rapid weight loss.
  • Prescribed medications
  • Immune diseases and disorders.
  • Trichotillomania Patchy Hair Loss
  • Infection in the scalp
  • Temporary hair loss is also caused due to general anesthesia and drug treatments
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Coloring of hair without consultation with the expert
  • Genetics
  • Hair fall is common during pregnancy
  • Birth control medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Control of birth pill
  • Hyperthyroidism & hypothyroidism
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hair bleaching