How to Curb Menopausal Hair Loss in Women
HealthCentral Editorial Team Mar 26, 2012 (updated Sep 27, 2013)
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Many people correlate hair loss with men only. That’s not the case. It turns out that as we go through menopause, women can experience thinning of their follicles.
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Eat a protein-rich breakfast
Dr. Liz Cunnane-Phillips told More magazine that she recommends a protein-rich breakfast with egg whites, low-fat cottage cheese or lean meat.
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Non-dietary protein sources
In addition, non-dietary protein sources such as salon keratin treatments and protein-enriched shampoos may be helpful.
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LED hair tools
You also may want to consider hair tools that use LED light to increase scalp circulation, which experts believe encourages protein-rich blood reach your hair.
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Wear a hat outdoors
You should also wear hat when you’re outdoors to protect your hair and scalp from the harsh sun.
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Don't brush hair too harshly!
Ease up when brushing to be sure you're not pulling out any hair, and also stay away from harsh chemical products.