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Alopecia Areata: Hair Loss Causes & Treatments

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease that causes spot baldness in men, women and children. Hair loss is often the result of genetics, but other conditions can also play a role. Watch the video below for information about the autoimmune disease alopecia areata, another cause of hair loss. In the bodies of people with alopecia areata, the immune system views hair follicles as invaders and attacks them, causing the follicles to shrink and stop hair production. Alopecia areata sufferers experience hair loss in small round patches on the head. Presently, there are few treatments for this disease, but researchers are learning more about it every day by tracking genetic markers. But there is hope, and there are solutions to help [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: alopecia areata|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Alopecia Areata: Hair Loss Causes & Treatments

Male Pattern Baldness: Psychological Effects

By the age of 35, about two-thirds of all men have been affected by hair loss. If you or a loved one are suffering from thinning hair, a receding hairline, or full baldness, read on to learn about the psychological effects of hair loss and to help determine whether hair restoration is the right decision for you. Dissatisfaction with Body Image Hair loss can dramatically change a man’s appearance. Men tend to view themselves as less attractive without hair, and may fear becoming less attractive to others. Hair loss often leads to reduced self-confidence and increased insecurity. This can have a significant effect on a man’s personality, making him more shy or even antisocial. In extreme cases, this loss of confidence [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|Categories: hair loss, male pattern baldness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Male Pattern Baldness: Psychological Effects

Trichotillomania: When Teens Pull Their Hair Out

You may not be aware that children and teenagers can experience hair loss, too. It can happen to them through genetics such as any form of alopecia, or because of poor nutrition, or from medical treatments for cancer. One form of hair loss you may not be aware of would be from a disorder called trichotillomania. Trichotillomania is a psychological disorder that is the overwhelming urge for a person to pull their own hair out, whether it’s their eyebrows, eyelashes or hair. It was thought to be very uncommon, but as more people come forward with this habit, it’s not as rare of a disorder as doctors originally thought. Girls are usually more affected than boys. It can be a [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: trichotillomania|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Trichotillomania: When Teens Pull Their Hair Out

Hair Transplants for Pattern Baldness: Are You a Good Candidate?

Hair loss is a devastating condition for many men and women, but it doesn’t have to be permanent thanks to recent advancements in medical hair transplant technology. To learn whether you’re a candidate for this treatment option, see below. Male Pattern Baldness Male-pattern baldness usually begins as hair thinning at the hairline. It may progress rapidly and cause thinning at the crown or top of the head. Over a short period of time, the hair will thin until all that remains is a thin strip of hair above the ears and neck. This is often referred to as the “horseshoe pattern.” Since this hair will continue to grow normally, it can effectively serve as the transplant hair for a medical hair [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Categories: alopecia, female hair loss, hair loss, hair transplants, male pattern baldness, surgical hair restoration|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Hair Transplants for Pattern Baldness: Are You a Good Candidate?

Female Hair Loss: Emotional Effects

Hair loss is commonly associated with men, but it impacts women as well. In fact, women can suffer more from the emotional aspect of losing their hair than men.  Here are some of the ways female hair loss can affect a woman emotionally: Femininity For many women, their sense of femininity is closely tied to their hair. Long, flowing hair often symbolizes beauty and losing such a defining physical characteristic can make a woman feel less like herself and less feminine. Confidence If a woman wakes up to clumps of hair on the pillow or in the shower, her confidence can be shaken. She may feel as though others will see her differently. Such a dramatic physical change can leave women wondering [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: alopecia, female hair loss, teenage hair loss|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Female Hair Loss: Emotional Effects

Four Ways Your Hairstyle May Be Ruining Your Career

Is your hair inadvertently ruining your career and your chances for advancement? From Joaquin Phoenix looking like a member of the Manson family to Britney Spears shaving her head, you don’t have to be a celebrity to have a bad hair day. In all careers, your hairstyle can have a direct affect on your level of success. If your not convinced this is true then you need to read on and discover how your bad hair day can run your career. Messy Hair If you are one of those individuals that likes the messy hairstyle look, that consists of nothing short of show and towel dry then you need to make sure you get regular haircuts to it screams out [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: hair loss|Comments Off on Four Ways Your Hairstyle May Be Ruining Your Career