Baby Blues and Postpartum Hair Loss: Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

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From stretch marks to bizarre food cravings, the side effects of pregnancy are well-known and discussed regularly. After you welcome your new bundle of joy, you certainly anticipate the sleepless nights, shedding the baby weight and the hormonal roller-coaster known as the baby blues. No one, however, warns you about the less common struggles of the postpartum hair loss. A …

How Four Celebrities Dealt Their with Hair Loss

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Alopecia, generally referred to as hair loss, impacts about 56 million Americans, including celebrities. Most of the population will experience some type of hair loss in the course of their lifetime, but fortunately there are numerous hair restoration options available. When someone first notices signs of hair loss, it can be very upsetting, particularly in the Hollywood spotlight. The pressure …

A Clean Scalp Means Healthy Hair

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Have you ever truly thought about the way you wash and clean your hair? You’ve probably heard many theories on hair washing, particularly the how often. Your hair isn’t simply a product of your genetics. Each hair follicle and gland rests in the surface of your skin on top of your scalp. Dirt and oils don’t necessarily rinse away, no …

Resolving to Do Something About Your Hair Loss is 2018

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The New Year is a great time for new beginnings and a fresh start in life. For anyone experiencing the emotional stress of hair loss, the New Year is the perfect time to do something about their situation. For some people, early onset hair loss is about losing their youth and getting older. Hair loss often lowers self-confidence because most …

Alopecia – How Young People are Dealing with the Condition

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Having alopecia can be a struggle for anyone, particularly for young people. Receiving support from others and being able to live with alopecia in a positive light is critical. Here’s how teens can help their friends suffering with alopecia. Understand Alopecia It’s pivotal for someone struggling with alopecia to have those around them develop an understanding of the condition. Use …

5 Everyday Medications that Cause Hair Loss

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Hair loss can result from several things. Some everyday medications can cause hair loss which some people find distressing. Here’s a summary of five common medications that can lead to hair loss. Anticoagulants Anticoagulants or medicines that thin the blood can cause hair loss. The type of hair loss affects the entire scalp and not patches, otherwise known as telogen …

How to Avoid Hat Head and Other Winter Hair Problems

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When the cooler weather arrives and everyone reaches for a hat, it’s also time to think about how to avoid a static and unruly head of hair. Hat hair is a problem in winter but there are ways you can still look good and keep warm. Here’s how you can look good and avoid the static winter hair. Dry Your …

4 Hot Holiday Hair Trends for 2017

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The Holidays are upon us, and you want to look good for those Christmastime photos. With social media moments abounding, having the perfect holiday hair is a must. What new ‘do should you try? 2017 is a great year for holiday hair, so here are four top notch looks for you. Classic Waves Long, cascading flowing curls are a look …

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) What Is It and Why Does Your Hair Hate It?

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There are many different causes of hair loss in both men and women, most of which aren’t well understood. Some sources are genetic while others are physical symptoms of disease processes. Others still are the result of hormones, which often affect so many aspects of our health. Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, falls into this latter category, but what exactly is it? …

Getting to the Root of Holiday Stress and Hair Loss

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We all tend to ditch healthy eating in favor of rich holiday desserts and indulgent dinners this time of year. That, along with holiday stress, can cause your hair to thin or even fall out. If you begin seeing excessive hair on the bathtub floor or in your brush throughout the busy holiday season, it isn’t necessarily time to panic. …