August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, an effort aimed towards raising awareness for a commonly overlooked condition in America. Women throughout the globe are speaking out about their battle with hair loss, and Today.com has featured several in a recent edition.
Experiencing Hair Loss
Lauren Engle, a Texas native, began experiencing hair loss when she was just 28 years old. Her ponytail started to become thin, and her scalp started to show through her naturally brunette hair. “It’s really sad for women,” Engle told Today.com. “Their hair is oftentimes their crowning glory. That’s what we do to make ourselves look different, feel beautiful”.
Understanding Alopecia Areata
According to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, almost 7 million people in the United States have alopecia areata. While both men and women experience alopecia areata, the condition is more commonly targets women. There is currently no sustainable treatment for alopecia areata, but some women prefer to turn to experimental methods with little to no success. Margaret Staib opened up to Today.com, “[the] disease does not hurt physically; it’s an emotional and mental disease once you get it”.
Understanding Age-Related Hair Loss
More than half of women experience hair thinning after the age of 50, as a result of changing hormones. The balance of estrogen and testosterone start to change as women age, and this can cause the hair growth cycle to become imbalanced. Like all people experiencing hair loss, older women also find it extremely difficult to cope with.
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