Menopause and Hair Loss
Many women consider hair loss to be a man’s problem, so when they notice their brush has more hair in it and their hair feels thinner than it once did, they can experience quite a shock. Is their hair thinning? It’s quite possible. The hormonal changes, including decreased estrogen and progesterone, associated with menopause can cause noticeable thinning of the hair, and it occurs in half of women by the time they reach 50. Unlike baldness in men, however, women’s hair loss tends to be more diffuse and spread evenly throughout the scalp, which leads to overall thinning rather than a single area of baldness.
Thinning hair in women can have severe emotional and psychological effects and may be associated with poor self-esteem and social anxiety. Women who have high levels of stress or a genetic predisposition towards hair loss may be especially prone to thinning hair during menopause. Women can combat thinning hair by ensuring they are eating a healthy diet and maintaining an active lifestyle. Good nutrition is essential to a healthy head of hair while regular exercise can stimulate circulation and improve overall health. Reducing stress, practicing meditation or trying such relaxing forms of exercise as yoga can also be helpful particularly if you are experiencing high levels of stress.
DON’T PAUSE, natural menopause remedy, can also help. Because DON’T PAUSE contains powerful antioxidants, pomegranate extract, green tea and DHEA, women can experience natural relief from their most bothersome menopause symptoms, including hair loss.
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