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The Complicated Relationship Between Menopause and Hair Loss


Drastic hormonal changes can cause hair loss in women going through menopause.

Every woman has an idea of what will happen to their body during menopause. They prepare themselves to experience hot flashes, irritability, and moodiness. What many women don’t expect or realize, however, is that hair loss is very common during menopause. As this comes as a shock, it is common for women to feel self-conscious about their hair loss. If you can relate to menopause and hair loss, you should consider buying a beautiful wig.

Watch Out for Hormones

Hormones are the first to blame for hair loss in women during menopause. Similar to how your hair was healthy and beautiful during your adolescence and maybe during a pregnancy, menopause has the opposite effect on your body. During menopause, your hormones are going wild. But, unlike your teenage years, where you may have experienced a breakout of acne, now your hair will start to fall. The first signs of hair loss will be subtle. Some symptoms may include a thinner ponytail, more hair in your brush, or pulling out more hair while shampooing. There are many other factors that play into hair loss, too. Genetics often play a role in hair loss. So, you might be able to thank your bald family members for your hair loss.

How You Can Prevent and Fix Your Hair Loss

The first thing that you can do is be kind to your hair. Don’t use products that are damaging to the hair. And try to be gentle as you rip through the tangles. Unfortunately, especially when it comes to menopause, hair loss is an almost inevitable process for many women. At least 40% of women experience hair loss during menopause, which is close to the number of men that lose hair in their old age. Because there is really nothing that women can do to save their hair at the end of the day, many women turn to wigs. Wigs are a great option if you want to continue to feel confident as you get into your old age.

If Your Hair Has Thinned Too Much, Wig and Hair Solutions Can Help!

Bonnie Grauer, the owner of Wigs and Hair Solutions, has been a breast cancer survivor for 11 years and is invigorated by helping cancer patients and hair loss sufferers feel confident through her wig services. She has also previously owned Symmetry Hair Studio, where she acquired 25 years of experience in wigs and hair loss solutions.


At Wigs and Hair Solutions, we help our clients with their hair loss. We specialize in human hair wigs, partial pieces, and toppers to cover any level of hair loss. Whether your hair loss is only temporary or a permanent occurrence, or is medically-related, Bonnie will be able to create the look you want with a high-quality wig, topper, or partial piece.

To schedule a private initial consultation with Wigs and Hair Solutions in Columbia, call us today at 410-720-8588. You can visit us online or send us an email at with any questions or concerns.

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