To make an accurate diagnosis the doctor has to follow a protocol of action: in the clinical record must contain the characterization of bald box: the time of onset, type of hair loss: if the appearance of hair is brittle or refining or if it falls in the form of locks, if partial, located in well-defined areas of the scalp or if full, medications received in recent months, a hereditary history: If family members who suffer from alopecia, personal history: type of hair hygiene used, frequency of washing, products used, if it becomes “permanent” frequently, if you use dyes, hormonal treatments that may alter the levels of testosterone, if you are in menopause or post menopause, and so on. According to all data collected, the doctor must determine what the examination which the patient has to perform.
The choice of treatment for hair loss in women is subject to various alternative approach, which the doctor has to decide according to the following factors: patient’s age, overall health, documented by physical examination and studies laboratory, the degree of evolution of baldness, the degree of tolerance for specific medications, procedures or invasive therapies, the patient’s expectations about the course of the condition and value their opinion.
According to these data, first must be corrected if any, any alteration that causes systemic diseases: are hormonal, cardio-circulatory such as hypertension, emotional stress, among others.
If applicable, you also have to avoid excessive use of harsh chemicals to the scalp, or used as dyes in permanent or straightening hair. The main goal of any treatment for hair loss in women is to improve vitality of the hair bulb and slow the affinity of the affected hair. Response to treatment will depend on constitutional factors of the patient, the onset of baldness, the process duration and extent.