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Diabetes & Hair Loss

Diabetes is a complicated disease that can have widespread consequences on your health. If you are a diabetics then you are aware of the potential negative effects that diabetes can have on your kidneys, heart, feet, eyes, nerves, and vessels. However, you might not be aware that diabetes might negatively affect your hair. The connection between diabetes and hair loss: Diabetes is a disease dealing with not having enough insulin, or lacking a normal sensitivity to insulin. Since insulin’s job is [...]

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What is DHT? 

You might have heard of DHT as it is commonly mentioned when you start looking into hair loss, because it seems to be a big culprit in a thinning head of hair. What is DHT? DHT, or Dihydrotestosterone, is a hormone that is derived from the Testosterone in your body, for both men a women. Men have much more of this hormone than women, since they have much more Testosterone production. But, regardless of gender, about 10% of the Testosterone produced [...]

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Can Dandruff Cause Hair Loss?

The answer is -- rarely, but it is possible. Dandruff is a common yet annoying scalp condition in which the skin becomes dry, irritated, and flaky, leading to visible skin flakes on clothing and an itchy scalp. For people who are dealing with hair loss at the same time as dandruff, you might start to question whether the two  things are related. It is unlikely that dandruff is directly the cause to your hair loss simply because the scalp skin is now dry [...]

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Why Is There Less Hair Loss on the Sides and Back of the Head?

If you are someone who is experiencing hair loss, or knows someone who is, then you may have seen a pattern in the hair loss. This is because when it comes to male pattern balding, there is a clear pattern. The hair on the crown and front of the head tends to be the first to thin out and start shedding, while the back and side of the head may stay thick for much longer. This type of hair loss can end [...]

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Regions of the Scalp That Are Prone to Hair Loss

What are the main regions of the scalp when you are talking about hair loss? Frontal hairline: Your hairline and the hair around your temples is considered the frontal hairline. When people talk about a receding hairline, they are talking about the regression of this area. For women experiencing hair loss, it is unlikely to see the frontal hairline change, but for men dealing with male pattern hair loss, the hairline moving backward may be one of the first noticeable changes. [...]

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Things Every Woman Should Know About Hair Loss

About one-third of women experience hair loss (alopecia) at some time in their lives; among postmenopausal women, as many as two-thirds suffer hair thinning or bald spots. This means that in the United States alone, more than 52 million women will experience hair loss based on the current population. How can you prevent this from happening to you or maybe regain some growth? Here are a few possible causes of hair loss, along with hacks to keep your hair thick and [...]

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How To ReGrow Your Hair Naturally

Minoxidil and finasteride are both subpar choices for regrowing your hair. You’re better off addressing the underlying cause of hair loss instead of treating the symptoms. Here’s what you can do: 1) Manage stress. Stress-related hair loss is called telogen effluvium. It usually happens within 6 months of chronic stress or a severely stressful event. Fortunately, stress-induced hair loss is reversible. You just have to calm your nervous system. Stress management is a skill like anything else. Make it a point to add [...]

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Causes of Female Pattern Baldness

Bald patches in women’s hair could be a sign of female pattern baldness when thinning or bald patches occurs. However, it is normal for women to shed some hair each day. In fact, about 50 to 100 hairs a day is considered normal. Albeit, new growth will usually replace these hairs. On the other hand, if someone has female pattern baldness, the lost hair is not renewed. In this article we look at causes of hair loss and what you can [...]

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Early Signs of Balding & Treatment Options

The Options for early signs of balding: While it can be alarming and possibly cause you anxiety to notice hair loss, don't worry there are many ways to keep the hair you have and successfully address hair loss. Luckily there are several solutions this day in age that were unthinkable just a few decades ago. Furthermore, the earlier you notice your hair loss and decide to do something to maintain the hair you have, the better the eventual outcome. So give [...]

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How to Prevent Hair Loss in Men and Women

You may be experiencing hair loss, and that may be causing you alarm or even anxiety. You may be wondering if you can get your hair back, or prevent hair loss in the first place. Let’s get straight to the facts. Daily hair loss is normal Many people are alarmed to see dozens of hairs stuck in their hairbrush or the shower drain. However, all adults shed approximately 80 – 100 hairs a day from their head, whether or not they [...]

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What You Need to Know About Hair Loss Medications

If you are experiencing hair loss, take hope. There are a number of FDA-approved medications that slow or halt hair loss in both men and women. Medications such as minoxidil (Rogaine®) and finasteride (Propecia®) are proven to slow the hair loss process, and have been prescribed for decades with very few side effects reported. These types of medications should be taken if someone is experiencing male or female pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia). Once you begin a regimen of taking Rogaine, you [...]

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Reasons for Sudden Hair Loss & How To Treat It

Having hair loss of any form can be a distressing situation, especially if it seems to come on suddenly and make a noticeable difference to your hair.But, the rate of your hair loss may help give you some clues as to just what is going on to cause the shedding in the first place. The best place to start when you notice drastic changes in your hair is to do your research and make sure you understand what the problem is. There are [...]

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