Roughly half of all women experience some hair loss during their menopausal years. Two-thirds of post- menopausal women deal with thinning hair or bald spots. Noticeable pattern baldness in women usually starts after menopause when the production of the female hormone estrogen slows down dramatically.
Before menopause, the high amounts of estrogen in a woman's system protects her from the small amount of testosterone that women also produce. After menopause the testosterone produced combines with the enzyme 5 alpha reductase to create DHT, and DHT is responsible for female pattern baldness.
Hair loss in women is more common than you may think, but is usually different than in men. Women will very rarely get bald spots. The hair loss is more diffuse. It is usually an overall thinning effect. This can make hair styling rather challenging. But most importantly, hair loss can make a woman feel less feminine and can cause depression and even anxiety.
Since a lot of the information and treatments are mostly aimed at men, until now, women had fewer choices. Here is what you can do to regain your hair if you are experiencing hair loss.
Phyto-estrogens are natural estrogens that stabilize your bodies estrogen levels. Phyto-estrogens are plant compounds that give your body the building blocks to regain your levels and stop the hair loss and begin rebuilding the hair you lost.
Natural Alternatives to Menopausal Hair Loss
Estrocare Phytoestrogen Cream
Phytoestrogens are plant based hormones that will naturally increase and balance your hormones, that naturally decline as a women nears menopause. Once your hormones are more in balance you will begin to see new hair growth and a reduction of your other symptoms of menopause.
Progensa Plus-Progesterone Cream with Phytoestrogens