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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

Trichotillomania: How Many Women Are Affected?

Number of People Suffer From Trichotillomania The statistics show that as many as 2.5 million Americans in the United States suffer the impacts of Trichotillomania, with most of them being women. This particular condition occurs most often in women than in men. It can affect both genders and people regardless of age. Because of this it is important that we fully understand this condition and just how prevalent it is so if you suffer from this condition you can seek help or guide family or friends so they get the care they need. Defining Trichotillomania Trichotillomania is a serious condition that can have long-lasting effects on a person if not properly treated. The condition involves an irresistible urge of pulling [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: trichotillomania|Comments Off on Trichotillomania: How Many Women Are Affected?

Why Are Millennial Men Losing Their Hair

Why are Millennial men losing their hair? Almost anywhere you go you will see men at the gym, at work maybe even just guys you know in your circle of family and friends that seem to have something in common. Many of them seem to have less hair. Now some of this might be because of some fad or trend since it does seem like more young men are going bald on purpose. However, there are several important reasons why more men are experiencing hair loss at a young age. If you or someone you know is going through this it is good to know why this is occurring more and more. There are numerous reasons why men are losing [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: male hair loss, trichotillomania|Comments Off on Why Are Millennial Men Losing Their Hair