So common, in fact, that about half of women experience hair loss during menopause, says Ellen Marmur, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of MMSkincare. Unsurprisingly, one of the main culprits is the big hormonal shifts that occur during this period, along with other health and lifestyle factors that can contribute to thinning.
The good news is that there are strategies to help you manage and address menopausal hair loss—and the earlier you start them, the better. Keep reading for what the experts want you to know.
Does menopause cause hair loss?
The short answer is, yes—but more sp