WebMD explains that genetics, hormones, certain drugs, stress, childbirth, illness, medical conditions, diet and cosmetic procedures can all influence hair loss in women. Female hair loss can be temporary or permanent, a... More »

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Seeking early treatment from a dermatologist is one of the best ways women with a genetic predisposition to hair loss can exercise prevention, notes WebMD. Not smoking and limiting alcohol consumption also lowers a woman... More »

According to WebMD, hair loss treatments for women include minoxidil (Rogaine), androgen receptor inhibitors, estrogen and progesterone, oral contraceptives, ketoconazole (Nizoral), finasteride (Propecia or Proscar) and ... More »

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Hormone imbalances, disease, childbirth and certain medications can all cause hair loss in women, according to WebMD. The balance between testosterone and female hormones often plays an important role in hair loss. More »

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According to WebMD, androgenic alopecia, or female pattern hair loss, is a common cause of hair loss in women, affecting nearly 50 percent of all women at some point. Other causes of hair loss in women include pregnancy,... More »

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WebMD lists the causes of hypertension as smoking, lack of physical activity, alcoholism, excessive salt in the diet, being overweight, stress, old age, genetics, adrenal and thyroid disorders and chronic kidney disease.... More »

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Menopause, childbirth, overactive or weak bladder muscles, pregnancy and nerve damage are among the common causes of urinary incontinence in women, according to MedicineNet. To diagnose the condition and determine its ca... More »

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