Simple Ways to Participate in No-Shave November

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Combating cancer is a great use of time, and most fundraising organizations require countless hours of dedication. However, there is a wonderful way to raise awareness which is less of a time commitment. You can make a difference by participating in No-Shave November. The concept is to cut out shaving and grooming for one month, for example by growing a …

Looking Good While Feeling Better: Choosing the Right Chemotherapy Wig

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Facing breast cancer is a terrifying prospect that requires strength, courage and determination. While fighting this disease, the last thing anyone wants is to worry about how they look. Sometimes the prospect of losing hair during chemotherapy is nearly as traumatizing as the cancer itself. Wearing a chemotherapy wig or getting a hair replacement helps patients feel better about their …

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Truth About Hair Loss Myths

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Just like almost everything else about our bodies, our hair changes as we age too. Almost all of us will develop gray or white hair eventually, but many of us will also be confronted with thinning or balding hair. Hair loss myths abound about the causes, and we’re here to set the record straight on a few of them. Blame …

Raising Awareness for Trichotillomania This Week

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A fairly unknown disease, trichotillomania impacts approximately two hundred thousand people in the U.S. alone. Also, referred to as Hair Pulling Disorder, people who are afflicted with Trichotillomania (Trich) are prone to pulling their hair out, particularly the hair on top of their head. However, given the low prognosis numbers, most people have never heard of it. But, in honor …