Posts Tagged ‘hair loss’

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…)

Women’s History Month: Understanding Hair Loss

Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Here’s to strong women!

Historically, the road for women has not been paved in silver or gold. Willful women have challenged the status quo, defied gender roles, and shattered glass ceilings.  Every March we honor the accomplishments of amazing women throughout history and remind the world that there is still much work left to be done for the rights of women everywhere. (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…)

What Can I Expect From Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss?

Friday, January 6th, 2017
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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…)

Common Hair Loss Myths & Rumors

Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Are you experiencing hair loss? Get the facts, first!

Every case of hair loss is unique to the person experiencing it. That’s why proper diagnosis is necessary when establishing a course of action to take once your hair does begin to shed. About 40-50% of women are affected by hair thinning, and in order to treat the problem, those affected need to seek the opinion of a professional. It’s tough enough to experience hair loss, and certain myths and rumors can sometimes stand in your way. (more…)

How Can I Maintain My Wig In the Fall?

Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Maintaining your wig in the colder months is simple.

The temperature dropped significantly this week, which means that the best of summer is behind us, and it’s officially time to start preparing for winter. While we welcome fall with lattes and comfy sweaters, it’s time for those of us who wear wigs to prepare for the coming months in order to prevent your wig from the harsh weather. (more…)