Numerous studies have shown the benefits of pet ownership. From relaxation and stress relief of petting and playing with them to the health benefits from walking your dog or cat (if it is leash trained or in a carrier-stroller), having a pet is good for you – unless it causes hair loss. [Read more…] about Pets and Hair Loss
Many of us may have joked around before about how our jobs are so stressful that they make us want to rip our hair out… but for a few occupations, there may just be some truth to that. We all handle stress differently and there are many jobs out there that would test the calmest and most level headed among us. [Read more…] about Top Jobs Causing Stress-Related Hair Loss
Many of us have preconceived notions about what baldness means on other people. While we often negatively think about baldness for ourselves, some positive stereotypes do go along with it. Among those positive associates are those who perceive male baldness as being a sign of intelligence, maturity, being better educated, and more successful. [Read more…] about Intelligence & Hair Loss: Do Smart People Lose More Hair?
Playing video games, referred to more often simply as “gaming”, has been increasing in popularity more and more over the decades. What used to be thought of as a pastime for kids – much like comic books and young adult genre fiction novels – has become dominated by adults. [Read more…] about Can Online Gaming Cause Hair Loss?
A variety of methods are available for dealing with persistent hair loss from wigs to the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration procedure, and some people try prescription medications such as Propecia, also known as finasteride in its generic form. [Read more…] about Hair Loss, Propecia, and Suicide
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by widespread pain, rashes, and inflammation throughout the body affecting joints, skin, and organs – notably the kidneys and heart. Similar to other autoimmune diseases, lupus causes your body’s immune system to attack healthy tissue. [Read more…] about Lupus and Hair Loss – What to Know
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
If you have had COVID-19 or know someone who has, side effects can continue for months after recovery. If one of those side effects is hair loss, you should know that you’re not alone. [Read more…] about COVID-19 and Hair Loss – What You Should Know
September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. Organized by the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, the goal is to raise awareness of alopecia areata by sharing educational information, organizing local events, and getting more people to understand the need for an FDA-approved treatment. The first step to increase the awareness of alopecia areata is to know what it is. [Read more…] about Alopecia Areata Awareness Month