Female hormonal and physical changes occur throughout life. In adolescence, the onset of menstruation; in youth, the reproductive stage; and in adulthood, menopause, which is caused by a hormonal deficit occurring between your 40s and 50s. Women in menopause experience a variety of symptoms, hair loss being the most noticeable.
Research suggests that menopause is related to a lowered production of estrogen and progesterone. These hormones help hair grow faster and stay in place for longer periods of time. When the levels of estrogen and progesterone drop, hair grows more slowly and becomes much thinner. (1)
What to do?
So, the first step is to get a professional evaluation to measure the percentage of hair loss. This can be done by a hair loss professional or doctor, or at certified capillary stores.
Yes, you can try different topical products to camouflage thinning hair, such as Hairatin Fibers which adds volume to the hair instantly and is super easy to apply. Keep in mind that these changes are natural in a woman’s life, and with the right attitude, you can ease the symptoms.
Dr. Alan Bauman is an expert on this subject and recommends these 5 Things all women should know about menopause and hair loss.