In the United States it is estimated that 66% of women work over 40 hours per week. If you add household maintenance and family into the mix, you have a whole lot of everything that points to stress. The side effects of stress are well documented, including how stress affects us physically, including high blood-pressure, fatigue and even serious heart conditions. But one thing that can come from stress that many women don’t realize and takes them by surprise is thinning hair and female hair loss.
Androgenic Alopecia is a hair loss condition that is caused by genetics. Both men and women alike suffer from androgenic alopecia: men in the form of male pattern baldness, and women from difuse thinning hair. But women are also much more likely to suffer from stress-related hair loss, as well as a host of other causes ranging from medical conditions such as trichotillomania to medical treatments that can cause thinning hair and complete female hair loss.
For women that believe their hair loss is due to stress, there is hope but you need to take steps to take care of yourself. Regardless of what is going on in your life, it is important to make sure you make time for yourself. Find something you enjoy doing. Whether it is a long walk, listening to music, etc. it is important that you make a point to do it regularly. A healthy diet and exercise is also beneficial to your overall physical health and help significantly as you deal with inevitable stresses of daily and family life.
If you are a women experiencing thinning hair or hair loss, then reducing stress is a major step. But you should also see a hair restoration expert at International Hair Restoration System in Jacksonville, Florida. We offer the latest advances for thinning hair including non-surgical hair replacement, laser hair therapy, and permanent natural hair transplantation. All of our services are provided in a confidential, professional setting, and our hair loss specialists will be happy to perform a free hair and scalp evaluation and discuss what options you have to you don’t have to suffer from hair loss.