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National Hair Loss Awareness Month

August is “National Hair Loss Awareness Month”. But the millions and millions of people who are affected by some sort of hair loss are already very aware of it. Hair loss can come in many different ways and be caused by many different factors. It can be Alopecia areata which is a condition where the […]

Why Millennials seem to be Experiencing More Hair Loss

An ABC television affiliate recently aired a news report about Millennials and hair loss. Among the reasons cited for their hair loss is a lack of animal protein in some Millennials’ diets, anxiety and depression, and popular styling practices such as tight braids which damage hair:   The report says that treatments range from supplements […]

Summer Hair Loss

Do you notice more hair falling out this summer? Hair loss in summer is quite common but it can often be controlled if cared for properly. Here are some things that you can try to help minimize summer hair loss: • Do not expose your scalp to too much harsh sunlight. A loosely-wrapped scarf can […]

How Much Everyday Hair Loss Is Normal?

If you feel like you’re losing hair, you are certainly not alone. We have all seen hair in the drain and wondered if it is something we should worry about. It may or may not be. The average person can lose as much as 100 hairs a day which may appear to be worse if […]

Hair Loss in New Mothers

A lot of new mothers notice some hair loss after having their baby. This is normal and it may not be a permanent condition. It may be a case of shedding caused by lowered estrogen levels and sometimes does not require anything to fix it. Shedding is often at its worst about four months after […]

Marital Status, Smoking, Drinking Affect Hair Loss in Women

Did you know that women who are divorced or widowed have been shown to experience more hair loss than those who are married? The American Society of Plastic Surgeons conducted studies several years ago involving identical twins which concluded that factors such as marital status, cigarette smoking, and alcohol consumption were the strongest predictors of […]

The Connection Between Men’s Hair Loss and Testosterone

Dihydrotestosterone is an androgen hormone and a by-product of testosterone. It is one of the main causes of male pattern baldness. While men can lose their hair for other reasons such as stress and illness, Dihydrotestosterone may be the leading cause of hair loss amongst men. Dihydrotestosterone in itself does not cause hair loss, but rather […]