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Female Pattern Baldness

n females, hair loss usually begins when they reach menopause. Up until that time, the levels of testosterone and Dehydro-Testosterone in their bodies is substantially lower compared to the ones of the female hormones, and those counteract them. As women approach menopause the levels of estrogen and other female hormones in their bodies drop, and they too become prone to the destructive effect of DHT on hair follicles. The pattern of Female Baldness is different than the one of men. Their hair thins and diffuses throughout the scalp, but mostly there are no bald areas. In Very rare cases a bald spot can develop at the crown.

Female Pattern Baldness too has a scale illustrating its different stages, the Ledwig scale:

Hair loss: The Ludwug Scale for women's Hair loss
The Ledwig Scale for Female Pattern Baldness