“Minoxidil can also be used to treat female pattern baldness. Women shouldn’t use finasteride.
“These treatments don’t work for everyone, only work for as long as they’re used, aren’t available on the NHS, and can be expensive.”
Other treatments include steroid injections, steroid creams, immunotherapy, light treatment, tattooing and hair transplants.
Scalp reduction surgery and artificial hair transplant are also options.