Women with hair loss suffer in silence, thus forcing women to alter hair styles to hide the patches or thinning. However, if one seeks care earlier, the better the chance of treating the problem successfully. It's not so much for women under 30 but 60% of women above 70 get affected by this.
Genetic component has a strong relation to Female-pattern hair loss. This is inherited from either parents. It’s called androgenetic alopecia. This hair loss can begin in their late teens.