For many women experiencing hair loss, it begins with a gradual thinning of the part in the hair, often right down the center. This is type of pattern of thinning hair is often called female pattern hair loss. Some women have a receding hairline. This is a bit different and follows more along the lines of how men lose their hair.
Hair grows in a cycle. For those who have significant hair loss, it may be likely that the hair will come back when the cycle resets. Yet, for those who are facing hair thinning or hair loss, knowing what’s happening, how it is happening, and why it has happened for so long is important. Before you start to worry about your hair, consider how the hair growth cycle works and what is considered normal in the process.