Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

3 Ways to Prepare For Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

Friday, April 21st, 2017
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You’re not alone.

Chemotherapy treatments are likely to throw your daily routine into disarray. You can relieve stress and minimize the impact of chemo on your physical and emotional health by planning ahead. Here’s what you can expect from chemotherapy-induced hair loss. (more…)

Is Stress The Cause Of Your Hair Loss?

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Determine the cause of your stress and take action.

Life’s challenges are never presented to us at convenient times. They arrive in overwhelming bundles of mismanaged clutter, and it’s your job to untangle the mess. Whether you’re dealing with an increased workload, a divorce, or a sick family member, the stress can take a toll on you both mentally and physically. This week we’re discussing how stress can lead to hair loss, and what to do when it happens. (more…)

Yes, Hair Loss is a Big Deal

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Your hair loss IS a big deal.

Losing one’s hair is a stressful and traumatic time, regardless of the person’s age or gender. Unfortunately, about a third of women experiencing hair loss have not done anything to address the issue. Whatever the reason to hide their suffering, every woman should know that hair loss is a big deal — and it’s worth facing head on. (more…)

4 Warning Signs of “Invisible Baldness”

Friday, March 31st, 2017
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If your ponytail feels thinner, you could be experiencing invisible baldness.

A healthy scalp contains about 100,000 hairs, and according to recent research, you can lose up to 50,000 of them without even noticing. Invisible baldness is essentially the thinning hair that goes unnoticed until half of it has fallen out. It may be difficult to detect baldness until it’s very noticeable — so how can you find out if you’re experiencing hair loss? Here are 4 signs that you may be at risk: (more…)

5 Early Signs of Lupus

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Hair loss is a common symptom of lupus.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes swelling and a variety of other symptoms, some blatant and some more discreet. For those who can’t recognize their immediate symptoms, seeking help becomes a more difficult task. Treating lupus early is one of the best ways to combat the disease. Here are a few common signs you should look out for. (more…)

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Wig on the Go

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Travel with your wig worry-free!

At Wigs and Hair Solutions, Bonnie offers maintenance services for synthetic and human hair wigs. Whether you need your wig to be shampooed or you’re looking to have it styled, Bonnie can help. While these services are amazing, there may be times when you need to maintain your wig during travel or when you’re on the go. Here are a few tips for keeping your wig looking great when you’re out of reach of Wigs and Hair Solutions. (more…)

What Can I Do About My Hair Loss?

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Don’t worry about your hair loss. Take action.

The truth is, everyone loses their hair. Some women just lose theirs faster than others, and this can lead to temporary or even permanent hair loss. If you’ve noticed clumps of hair falling out into your brush, or more strands left on the shower floor, don’t panic. Recognize what’s happening and then take action. (more…)

The Truth Behind Hair Loss & Depression

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Is your depression the root cause of your hair loss?

Hair loss is not only a physical issue. Rather, it can take an extremely serious toll on a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. A study published by the National Institutes of Health found that among 157 women who were surveyed, 54% reported some hair loss and 29% claimed to have at least two symptoms of depression. (more…)

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…)