Men are not the only ones who suffer from the loss of hair. Women endure many hormonal upheavals in their lives which are the primary reason for thinning hair. That said, stress, surgeries, medications, overall health, dermatological issues, and even hairstyles themselves contribute to the possibility of the fairer sex losing their hair.
Whether or not we approve, hair is a definitive component of a women’s self identity. Long or short, women and hairstyles vary far more than they do with men. Likewise, it has become more socially acceptable for men to be bald or balding, mainly because it occurs more often to them and we have become accustomed to it. Think of the list of revered male characters, both real and in caricature, who have, even for centuries, proudly, and stylishly sported baldness. Of course, this is not the case in all cultures, and again we do not subscribe to socially accepted stigmas when they can be the cause of loss of self esteem.
Women, nevertheless, do not adjust well to hair loss. That much we have seen first hand.