Amy Schumer Uses Her Hulu Series to Shed Light on Trichotillomania, a Hair Pulling Disorder

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Amy Schumer recently admitted she struggles with a hair-pulling disorder called Trichotillomania. Amy Schumer is known to challenge the standards Hollywood pushes on women with her willingness to be open and transparent. Her bravery sheds light on avoided topics, leading to those who suffer in silence having a safe space to open up about their own struggles. You’ve probably heard …

How to Fight Hair Loss With Healthy Foods in 2022

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If you’re like most people, the new year represents a clean slate, an opportunity to become your best self. If your hair is thinning, fighting hair loss is likely at the top of your list of resolutions for 2022, but you probably don’t know where to begin. The good news is that the solution to regrowing your tresses may be …

Can Styling Products Damage Your Hair?

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Hair products are supposed to make your hair healthier by boosting its shine, improving its strength, and balancing its moisture. Sadly, you can spend hundreds of dollars on hair products that actually harm your hair. Sometimes, the only solution is to cut it off and start again. To avoid this problem, check the labels of hair products before you buy …

What You Should Know About Alopecia Areata

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Nearly seven million Americans and 147 million people worldwide have or will develop alopecia areata during their lives. Alopecia areata is a common condition that causes the hair to fall out in small patches that often go unnoticed. When the patches begin to connect, however, the hair loss becomes noticeable. Alopecia is caused when the immune system attacks hair follicles …

Tips for Buying and Wearing Wigs

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If you’re a woman dealing with hair loss, you’re not alone. Whether it’s caused by aging, hormonal changes, cancer treatment, or a condition like alopecia or female pattern baldness, as many as half of adult women will experience significant hair loss in their lifetime. Wigs are the most practical, reliable, and non-invasive solutions for women dealing with hair loss. High-profile …

Dandruff and Hair Loss: Is There a Connection?

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Although there are many causes of hair loss such as stress, medications and treatment, radiation therapy, medical conditions, and genetic patterns, dandruff can also significantly affect your hair. Dandruff is a condition that makes your scalp itchy and with white flakes, which often fall off as you comb or scratch your hair. While dandruff does not directly cause hair loss, …

7 Male Hair Loss Myths: Debunked

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Are you worried about losing your hair? It may surprise you to know more than 50% of men over the age of 50 are affected by hair loss or baldness. Facts like these help debunk the astounding number of male hair loss myths hanging around. Here are seven that come up again and again. 1. Only Men Lose Their Hair …

Stress: Does it Cause Hair Loss?

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For many, the last year has been incredibly stressful. As well as health concerns due to the pandemic, there is stress around job security or unemployment, missing family members, and massively changed routines. Of course, the pandemic isn’t the only thing causing stress. Many places have experienced natural disasters or adverse weather like storms, hurricanes, or floods. Even those who …

Can the Keto Diet Make You Lose Hair?

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People try the keto diet for a variety of reasons. While most people follow the high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet to lose weight, others choose keto to manage health issues such as epilepsy and metabolic syndrome. When you switch to the keto diet, you may discover an unexpected side effect: hair loss. Yes, the keto diet can make you lose your hair. …

Hair Loss and Birth Control: What You Should Know

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There are many birth control methods, but at least 9.7 million American women have, at some point, taken oral contraceptives. Oral contraceptives, or “the pill”, are one of the most popular ways to prevent pregnancy, but they’re not without side effects. Those effects sometimes include hair loss. We look at why the pill can affect your hair and what you …