What can be done for hormone related hair loss?

Jackie

Well-known member
I noticed as I have gotten older, as a woman, my hair has thinned out a lot. I see way more of my scalp now. I hate it!

I have also struggled with hormone issues. This is mainly due to diet, stress, and fibroids. Now that I am correcting the problem and the numbers are looking better, my hair has still not improved. Is there anything that can be done about this or once it is gone, it is gone?
 
Especially in women, hormone levels can cause hair loss. Hair fall is usually due to decreased estrogen levels after menopause and childbirth. When the hair falls due to the decrease in estrogen levels, this fall is transient, the hair grows again.

Finasteride: This is an FDA approved drug that is used to treat hair fall in men. It is available in pill form and helps in the problem of hair loss in men (about 5% of cases). Finasteride blocks the secretion of a hormone dehydrotestosterone (DTH) from the men's body.

Corticosteroid: If the hair becomes worn due to inflammation in the body, the dermatologist injects a drug into the skin above the head, called corticosteroid. When a person has alopecia areata it helps to stop the inflammation. Corticosteroids are different from a bipolar steroid.
 

Jill

Administrator
I noticed as I have gotten older, as a woman, my hair has thinned out a lot. I see way more of my scalp now. I hate it!

I have also struggled with hormone issues. This is mainly due to diet, stress, and fibroids. Now that I am correcting the problem and the numbers are looking better, my hair has still not improved. Is there anything that can be done about this or once it is gone, it is gone?
The main cause of hormonal hair loss is an overabundance of the main male sex hormone testosterone in the body. And here it makes sense to figure out what started the mechanism of the increase in hormonal levels. After proper diagnosis of causes of hormonal hair loss, a doctor should prescribe adequate treatment. And here we can talk about several types of therapeutic effects on hair follicles. The very first thing that a doctor is likely to try is conservative drug therapy. In addition to hormones, local remedies can be prescribed: various gels, sprays, and ointments, the action of which is aimed at activating hair growth. From hardware techniques, you should try the effect of laser light on the affected area of the scalp. Finally, if the above measures were ineffective, it remains to resort to hair transplantation 💆‍♀️
 

Sam6065

Member
You can try to change your hormonal imbalance or peaks and spikes through medication. This can be through purchasing hormonal supplements or supplements that counteract any unusual peaks in hormones that are causing the hair loss.

Alleviating stress will also help the overload process. This can be done through medication or meditating.

I’d recommend mentioning it to your doctor if it’s bothering you.
 

averybropha

New member
My mother suffered from a disastrous hair loss after she hit her 50s. She went to the doctor who prescribed her Vitamin E supplements alongside some other supplements which I cannot recall at the moment. Visiting the best possible doctor would be the best solution in your case and if you lose your hope with your doctor, then do your research and do what you think would be best for you.
 

Danielle Bates

New member
I noticed as I have gotten older, as a woman, my hair has thinned out a lot. I see way more of my scalp now. I hate it!

I have also struggled with hormone issues. This is mainly due to diet, stress, and fibroids. Now that I am correcting the problem and the numbers are looking better, my hair has still not improved. Is there anything that can be done about this or once it is gone, it is gone?
Hair loss caused by secretion changes, like maternity or biological time, or stress might not need any treatment. Instead, the loss can seemingly stop on its own once the body adjusts.

Nutrient deficiencies will sometimes be addressed through changes in diet, the utilization of supplements, and therefore the steerage of a doctor or registered specialist. The steerage of a doctor is critical if the deficiency is caused by AN underlying medical condition.
 
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