Breaking the Silence on Female Hair Loss

August 18th, 2017
August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, an effort aimed towards raising awareness for a commonly overlooked condition in America

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, an effort aimed towards raising awareness for a commonly overlooked condition in America

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, an effort aimed towards raising awareness for a commonly overlooked condition in America. Women throughout the globe are speaking out about their battle with hair loss, and Today.com has featured several in a recent edition. Read the rest of this entry »

Hair Loss and The Power of Empathy

August 11th, 2017
Practicing empathy is an essential aspect of coping with hair loss.

Practicing empathy is an essential aspect of coping with hair loss.

Although hair loss is a common occurrence, some women experience isolation and even depression when they begin to lose their hair. In Brene Brown’s Ted Talk on empathy, she explains, “empathy fuels connection, [while] sympathy drives disconnection.” Practicing empathy is an essential aspect of coping with hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Prepare Yourself for Chemotherapy

August 2nd, 2017
Discover how you can prepare your mind and body for chemotherapy with these tips.

Discover how you can prepare your mind and body for chemotherapy with these tips.

Preparing for chemotherapy isn’t going to eliminate all possible side effects, but it is going to make the process easier. After all, your body is about to undergo an intense set of treatments, and maintaining your strength will be a critical part of achieving health. Discover how you can prepare your mind and body for chemotherapy with these tips. Read the rest of this entry »

Understanding Female Pattern Baldness

July 28th, 2017
Female pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss in women.

Female pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss in women.

Recently, fitness blogger, Kayla Itsines, opened up about her fight with female pattern baldness. “My natural hair is actually super short,” the 26-year-old told her 7 million followers. “I have genetically thin hair (my grandma and [mom] both have really thin hair as does a lot in my family) I often just wear a clip-in ponytail when I want long hair. I have a family history of female baldness… I am at peace with it and I will not let it rule my life.” Her story is a welcome reminder that women battle with pattern baldness, contrary to the opinion that it affects only men. Read the rest of this entry »

Understanding Common Causes of Hair Loss: Alopecia Areata

July 21st, 2017
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Alopecia areata affects as many as 6.8 million people in the U.S.

Alopecia areata affects as many as 6.8 million people in the U.S., but many individuals are unaware of the basic symptoms and risks associated with the condition. This week, we’re bringing light to one of the most common causes of female hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »

Common Emotional Side Effects of Hair Loss

July 12th, 2017
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It is important to understand that your emotions are completely justified and that you are not alone in your journey.

Although cancer treatment is a necessary aspect of reclaiming your health, it can present severe emotional and physical side effects. As you continue to fight cancer, understand that your emotions are completely justified and that you are not alone in your journey. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Prevent Stress Induced Hair Loss

July 7th, 2017
Discover how you can prevent hair loss caused by stress.

Discover how you can prevent hair loss caused by stress.

Stress and anxiety can cause a variety of severe medical issues such as obesity, heart disease, and even hair loss. When a woman experiences a traumatic or stressful event, a disturbance in her natural hair cycle occurs, causing her hair to fall out in clumps. If you believe that your hair loss is caused by stress or anxiety, discover how to prevent it. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways Women Cope With Hair Loss

June 28th, 2017
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Whether you’re losing your hair due to illness or a traumatic experience, it helps to know where to start.

Hair loss is a difficult time in anyone’s life. Whether you’re losing your hair due to illness or a traumatic experience, it helps to know where to start. This week, we’re discussing simple steps to help you cope during this time Read the rest of this entry »

3 Autoimmune Diseases That Can Cause Hair Loss

June 14th, 2017
Is an autoimmune disease the cause of your hair loss?

Is an autoimmune disease the cause of your hair loss?

According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, autoimmune disease affects up to 50 million Americans. There are as many as 80 different types of autoimmune diseases, each varying in symptoms and severity. If you’ve been diagnosed with one of the following autoimmune diseases, it’s possible that you could experience hair loss as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways To Boost Your Confidence While Experiencing Hair Loss

June 9th, 2017
Gain back your confidence with Wigs and Hair Solutions!

Gain back your confidence with Wigs and Hair Solutions!

Losing one’s hair is a sensitive time in a person’s life. Not only does it involve losing an aspect of the body, but it can strip that person of her self-esteem. It’s important for women to feel her best in order for her to complete daily tasks such as going to work or heading to the supermarket. Here are a few ways you can boost your confidence despite hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »