Archive for January, 2017

Standing Up to Genetic Female Hair loss

Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Don’t let genetic hair loss control your life!

According to the American Hair Loss Association, as many as 5% of women under 30 and 60% of women older than 70 are affected by genetic hair loss. Androgenetic alopecia is the most common form of female hair loss. It can begin any time after puberty and typically occurs before the age of 40. In order to stand up to anything, one must first learn to understand it. If you’ve been diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia, here’s what you should know. (more…)

Hair Loss Caused by Infectious Agents

Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Your hair loss could be a result of infection

There are many different causes of hair loss, including infectious agents. In this week’s blog, we’re discussing three common forms of infection-related conditions that contribute to female hair loss. (more…)

What Can I Expect From Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Cancer won't beat me!

Know what to expect from chemotherapy treatments!

Oftentimes, the people that love us withhold information as a way to protect us from harm. This is the case in too many cancer patients whose doctors and friends kept them in the dark about their chemotherapy-induced hair loss. While it’s true that some chemotherapy treatments have no effect on the patient’s hair, others can cause severe and seemingly immediate effects. The best way to combat hair loss caused by chemotherapy is to know the facts and to enter your journey prepared. (more…)