Coping with Radiation & Hair Loss

June 2nd, 2017
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Learn how you can stand up to cancer and regain your confidence!

As with other cancer treatments, radiation causes unpleasant side effects, such as fatigue, skin irritation, and hair loss. It’s important that you take special care of yourself in order to maintain your health and emotional state during radiation treatment. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure that stay strong during this time. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Things to Know About Menopause & Hair Loss

May 26th, 2017
Don't allow your menopause to rule your life!

Don’t allow your menopause to rule your life!

Menopause is a natural condition that all women experience as they age, but the effects can vary from person to person. You’ve most likely prepared yourself for the mood swings and the inevitable hot flashes, but did you know that many women experience hair loss during this time? If you’re experiencing hair loss as a result of menopause, here are a few things you should know. Read the rest of this entry »

Understanding The Major Types of Hair Loss

May 19th, 2017
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Consult a professional to determine the cause of your hair loss!

The truth is, everyone will experience hair loss as they age, but not all thinning is the same. This week we’re discussing four of the most common types of hair loss. Let’s explore. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Common Causes of Hair Damage

May 12th, 2017
Are your styling habits damaging your hair?

Are your styling habits damaging your hair?

Hair products are part of a continuously evolving market. Flat irons are now more powerful than ever and certain hair dyes promise to give your mane a more “vibrant” and “glossier” look. The next time you reach for the newest bottle of designer shampoo, stop and evaluate whether these products are benefiting or damaging your locks. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways to Support Someone Experiencing Hair Loss

May 4th, 2017
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Learn how you can become a support system for a loved one.

Hair loss can be a distressing and traumatic time for the person experiencing it. Whether her hair loss is as a result of breast cancer treatments or a mental disorder, she needs an empathetic shoulder to lean on through hard times. Here are four ways you can support your loved one as she battles her hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Possible Reasons You’re Losing Your Hair

April 28th, 2017
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Determine the cause of your hair loss and consult professional help.

Hair loss is natural, but when it occurs at an alarming rate there may be cause for concern. If you’ve been experiencing hair loss, it may be as a result of the following: Read the rest of this entry »

3 Ways to Prepare For Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Stress The Cause Of Your Hair Loss?

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Yes, Hair Loss is a Big Deal

April 6th, 2017
Hair Loss Prevention

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. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Warning Signs of “Invisible Baldness”

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: Read the rest of this entry »