Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM02987
- Male-pattern baldness
- Patchy hair loss (alopecia areata)
- Traction alopecia
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Female-pattern baldness typically starts with scalp hairs becoming progressively finer and shorter as you age. Many women first experience hair thinning and hair loss where they part their hair and on the top-central portion of the head.