Female Pattern Hair Loss: An Overview

    February 2015 in “ Current problems in dermatology
    D. Ioannides, Elizabeth Lazaridou
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    TLDR Female pattern hair loss treatments vary in effectiveness and may have side effects.
    This document provides an overview of female pattern hair loss (FPHL), a common condition that mostly affects postmenopausal women and is characterized by a reduction in hair density over the crown and frontal scalp. The article discusses various treatment options, including medications, surgical treatments, light therapy, and nutritional supplementation. The efficacy of these treatments varies, with some showing promising results but also potential side effects. The document also includes a list of references on the topic of FPHL, covering topics such as the role of hormones, genetics, and treatment options.
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