The B-complex vitamin B7 – also known as biotin – helps your body break food into energy. You can maintain a healthy level of biotin by eating meat, eggs, fish, seeds, some vegetables, and nuts. Most people receive enough biotin through their regular diet… but some people also choose to have it as a daily supplement.
Healthy eating seems to be a moving bar for most of us, with evolving nutritional information sometimes making it hard to decide just what eating plan is best for us. Turns out that one size does not fit all bodies or all needs.
If you watched this year’s Academy Award ceremony, you saw Will Smith slap Chris Rock for mocking his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith. But you might not have realized that Rock’s “joke” was about a medical condition that caused her hair loss. [Read more…] about Why Is Jada Pinkett-Smith Shaving Her Head?
Water is the basis of life on Earth, but many people still underestimate how important it is to our basic health. The list of major organs that depend on being adequately hydrated is seemingly endless: the brain, kidneys, liver, digestive system, and the skin. [Read more…] about Can Dehydration Cause Hair Loss?
All of us – especially as we get older – look for ways to help ensure that our hair lasts for as long as possible. We become increasingly aware of the products we put in our hair, perform proper maintenance, and look more into how diet or medication can affect our overall hair health. We understand how certain vitamins in our diet are an important part of keeping our hair healthy, but some are more important than others. [Read more…] about Retinoids And Hair Loss
We know obesity and poor dieting can predispose people to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart issues, and many other things. Information in a recent study from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University has found it may also lead to hair thinning and loss. [Read more…] about What Effect Does a High-Fat Diet Have on Your Hair?
Many of us are looking at everyday things we can do to promote our hair health. Whether it be the kinds of shampoo and conditioner we use, how often we wash our hair, how we brush our hair, or how we style it. We’re trying to be mindful of what’s good for our hair health and what will keep us having that full head of hair for as long as we can. [Read more…] about Collagen And Overall Hair Health
Onions have been a staple at the dinner table since before there were dinner tables some 5,000 years ago. Their delicious pungency notwithstanding, people have had other uses for onions throughout history. They were thought to ward off disease, protect from evil spirits, and aid in increasing beauty and long life. [Read more…] about Can Onions Prevent Hair Loss?
Cicatricial alopecia – also known as scarring alopecia – is one of several different types of hair loss. It is an inflammatory condition that causes the hair follicles to be damaged or destroyed. This can cause permanent hair loss and often results in scarring. [Read more…] about What is Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia?
Your doctor said that your hair loss is not genetic, male-pattern baldness, or related to a hormone imbalance… but stress is usually a factor in your thinning hair. It’s not like your stressful job, family, or current environment is going to get any easier – and losing your hair is actually adding to your stress level. So, what’s a good plan for reducing stress and avoiding hair loss? [Read more…] about Meditation and Hair Loss