This is considered a sign of menopause, but it's more a sign of body stress. Your body may need more care and more wholesome nourishment than it did when you were younger - and your youth forces could let you get away with most any strain you placed on your body's strength. Enough water, more produce to eat, 8 hours of sleep (I know - ha HA), exercise ...
Check out Quality Life Herbs. I have taken their sho wu pian since I was in my late forties and noticed my hair was thinning. I get a bottle of the tablets and take them when I remember, then I run out of it and don't buy another bottle for several months (no money for it - it costs $35 for a 5 - 8 week supply). ... off and on ... so now I'm almost 54, and I still only have a few stray gray hairs among a really nice auburn head of hair which grows longer and thicker than it ever did before.
So, read what they say on the site, and see what you'd like to do.
at 12:50 AM on Mar. 2, 2009