How the Holidays Can Make You Lose Your Hair: The Lowdown on Trichotillomania

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If you ever heard the expression: “Don’t lose your hair,” when someone is stressed out, you might have thought they were exaggerating. But it turns out, there are people who lose their hair through stress. With the holidays being an anxious time for people alongside a global pandemic these are anxious times. Here’s the lowdown on trichotillomania. What is Trichotillomania? …

2020 Holiday Hairstyles

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The holidays are finally here. It’s time to don your best apparel and celebrate with the ones you love the most. For women dealing with hair loss, it can often be challenging to find beautiful, trendy hairstyles that work with thinning hair and hair loss. That’s why we have put together this list of 2020 holiday hairstyles, for all hair …

3 Inspiring Stories of Hollywood Hair Loss

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Hair loss faces everyone — even celebrities. Countless household names have suffered from “Hollywood hair loss”, either due to alopecia, other forms of illness, or even damage caused by products or processes used in the business. Some inspiring stories have stemmed from this. Jada Pinkett Smith Over 6 million people within the U.S. are affected by alopecia — actress Jada …

How to Go No Shave in November

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November brings several celebrations but one in particular is designed to support people and be fun. No Shave November is back but there’s a difference this year with fewer public events and social distancing. There’s no need to give up though as cancer charities need every dollar they can get. Here’s how to go no shave this November. It’s Not …

Hair Loss and Hair Growth

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One of the important things to do when learning about hair loss is to understand how it grows. By getting to know the four phases of hair growth it is easier to see how the loss occurs. Here’s how hair grows. The Anagen or Growing Phase Hair grows around six inches each year with the entire phase taking 3-5 years. …

Can Hair Loss Be Caused by Stress?

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2020 has unloaded enough stress to cause all of us to become sick. The medical community has long known that stress is a factor in many illnesses, including heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma, depression and digestive issues. If you can lower your stress, you can certainly improve your health. To add insult to injury, stress can cause hair loss, …

Hair Loss Caused by Medications

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If you’ve suddenly begun to experience hair loss, your medication may be at fault. Several medications have hair loss as a side effect, including some over-the-counter drugs you might regularly take. Medications That Cause Hair Loss A variety of drugs can lead to hair loss or hair falling out, including: Anticlotting medications, antidepressants, and antibiotics. Be aware of the side …

Hair Loss and Chemotherapy – Breast Cancer Awareness

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Breast cancer patients often endure difficult treatment. Many undergo chemotherapy as well as surgery and radiation to remove tumors and kill residual cancer cells. Chemotherapy is notoriously difficult to endure, and the chemo treatment for breast cancer is particularly trying. To make things worse, you are likely to lose your hair. Fortunately, you have options to deal with this unpleasant …

September is Alopecia Awareness Month

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Alopecia, a condition that causes patches of hair to fall out, develops when the immune system attacks the hair follicles.[1] Hair loss can occur on the scalp and in some cases, the eyebrows, eyelashes, face, and other parts of the body. While there is no cure for alopecia, steps are being taken to create a better understanding of the condition. …

Want Fuller Hair? Try Hair Extensions

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Hair extensions offer an immediate boost to your natural hairdo. Achieving the ideal length or volume of hair takes time and lots of effort, while advanced extension technology can produce a desired look within the hour. Choosing the right type of hair extension can offer stunning results that will make you the talk of the town. Extensions may be temporary …