We all understand that our bodies change as we get older. One of the more visible changes is in our hair. The majority of men experience some degree of hair loss by age 35… and the vast majority of men experience hair loss by age 50. [Read more…] about 3 Ways Your Hair Changes with Age
Hair Loss in Women
It’s natural for many people who suspect they may be experiencing hair thinning or loss to look at health and beauty products that claim to curtail that. Some of these products are extremely versatile. Would you believe there’s a product that people use for cooking and cleaning that’s also used for skin care? That product would be Coconut Oil. [Read more…] about Coconut Oil And Hair Loss
When we suspect we might be losing our hair, many of us don’t know what to do at first. We don’t want to wait for more visible balding, but are we overreacting? Rather than wait around to see if you lose more hair or trying to do a self-diagnosis, you can visit a doctor who can help determine if you may be experiencing hair thinning or loss. [Read more…] about How To Diagnose The Cause Of Hair Loss
Baby shampoos aren’t just for infants and toddlers. They’re also beneficial for adults because of what they don’t contain – harsh chemicals that can dry your hair. [Read more…] about Are Baby Shampoos Good for Hair Loss Prevention?
So much time and energy has been devoted to discussing the causes of hair thinning and hair loss that it is easy to lose sight of the source – the scalp. A key component to understanding why different people have differing experiences with hair thinning and loss is by understanding the complexities of the scalp and how different types of scalps yield different results. [Read more…] about Anatomy of the Scalp
Tinea Capitis is better known as ringworm; specifically of the scalp. As you may know, ringworm is not a worm but rather a topical fungal infection. It causes patches of scaly, itchy skin to pop up across your scalp which damages your hair follicles and causes bald spots. While Tinea Capitis mostly affects children, as a highly contagious fungal infection it can spread to adults and even house pets. [Read more…] about What Is Tinea Capitis?
Hair loss is commonly associated with men, but women may also experience hair loss as they age. Because menopause is the result of a lowering of the production of hormones in the body, many physical and emotional side effects occur. Some of the more commonly known side effects are hot flashes and mood swings, but there are others. [Read more…] about More Facts on Menopause and Hair Loss
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid. In autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune system misinterprets another part of the body as the enemy and attacks it. The thyroid is part of the endocrine system. This small gland in the neck controls how your body uses energy, which has profound effects on the entire body. The thyroid even affects how your heart beats. [Read more…] about Why Does Graves’ Disease Cause Hair Loss?
Something that many people don’t consider, understandably, is how pregnancy can affect your hair. Women account for up to 40% of Americans that suffer from hair loss – through pregnancy, stress, medication, and age. [Read more…] about Pregnancy and Hair Loss: What You Need to Know