International Men’s Health Week this year is the week of June 14th through the 20th. Men’s Health Week was started here in the United States nearly three decades ago to coincide with Father’s Day and to raise awareness of preventable health problems that affect boys and men. While there are certainly more serious problems that can affect men than hair loss, there are a number of health problems that include hair loss as a side effect which are preventable. [Read more…] about Men’s Health Week
Our health is important to us, and over the years what we need to do to stay healthy can change. Changes in our diets, how much we exercise, how much we sleep, and more become required. We have previously discussed how lack of sleep can cause hair loss. Just as how much you sleep can affect your hair, how much you exercise can too. [Read more…] about Does Too Much Exercise Cause 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
Hair loss is nothing new. Baldness in ancient times did exist so people have been searching for a long time for solutions to problems with their appearance, including hair loss. Before modern treatments, like ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration procedures, people tried all sorts of bizarre methods to cure hair loss. [Read more…] about Bizarre Baldness Cures Throughout History
That sounds like a simple question, but the connection between hair loss and brushing is actually complex. At its simplest level, skipping hair brushing will not prevent hair loss – which is what some people assume when they hear brushing might contribute to hair loss. However, under certain circumstances, brushing your hair can contribute to increased breakage and a particular type of hair loss. [Read more…] about Can Your Hair Brush Be Causing Your Hair Loss?
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?
The common misconception – and stereotype – is that women care more about their hair than men. Not only is that largely untrue but certain studies in recent years have shown a sizable number of men care more about their hair than women.
Over the past few years, we have seen the advent of the man bun increase discussion on men’s hair styles. Changes in diet and exercise mean that people look younger for longer… so there has been more focus on appearance, which also affects men. Advances in hair restoration and maintenance have also helped spotlight men’s hair. [Read more…] about Why Has Hair Become So Important to Men?
When discussing hair thinning or loss, it’s almost always in reference to the health of the hair follicles. In addition to other factors, hair follicles being clogged or damaged contribute to both temporary and permanent hair loss. But what exactly are hair follicles? What makes up a hair follicle and what is its growth cycle? Let’s dissect them. [Read more…] about Hair Follicle Dissection
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?