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The Link Between Weight Loss and Hair Loss

The Link Between Weight Loss and Hair Loss

Picture this: you’ve been working out hard, and diligently cutting calories with the hope of reaching your goal weight. But then you start to notice that your hair is looking more sparse than it used to. Unfortunately, for many men and women, weight loss and hair loss are linked. Don’t panic. Hair loss is actually normal after losing weight, especially if you’ve lost a significant amount of weight in a short time. Keep reading to learn more about the connection between weight loss and hair loss, and how to fix it. The Truth About Weight Loss and Hair Loss As...

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5 Hair Loss Myths

5 Hair Loss Myths

Hair loss is nothing new. As we've noted before, it’s been a part of human culture since ancient times. In the 3,000 years since the first documentation of hair loss came about, thousands of myths have come and gone. What’s most alarming about these myths is that according to the National Institute of Health these myths may limit the effectiveness of what a dermatologist may prescribe. Here are a few common myths to help you gain some insight into what’s causing hair loss, and help you get effective treatment as soon as possible. Hair loss myth #1 hair loss only happens with age. Studies show...

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6 Hair Growth Myths You (Probably) Believe

6 Hair Growth Myths You (Probably) Believe

Trimming your hair regularly makes it grow faster. New hair has a tapered or a pointed tip. When the tip is trimmed, the end becomes blunt, making the hair appear thicker, says Paradi Mirmirani, M.D., assistant professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. Bottom line: Trimming doesn’t help your hair grow, but regular cuts make your mane look healthier by eliminating split ends, tangles, and breakage. You can stimulate hair growth by eating a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of protein, which is mostly what hair is made of, Mirmirani says. If you pluck a gray hair, two will grow...

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PRP for Hair Loss

PRP for Hair Loss

What is PRP therapy? PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp. Some in the medical community think that PRP injections trigger natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing blood supply to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft. Sometimes this approach is combined with other hair loss procedures or medications. There hasn’t been enough research to prove if PRP is an effective hair loss treatment. However, PRP therapy has been in use since the 1980s. It’s been used for...

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5 Signs You Might Only Have Temporary Hair Loss

5 Signs You Might Only Have Temporary Hair Loss

It’s disconcerting to suddenly notice extra hairs in your hands, your hairbrush or on your pillow. It’s even worse to see visibly thinner hair or even bald spots on top of your head. People naturally lose around 50-100 hairs per day, but losing hair in greater quantities could be cause for concern. For some, particularly men, hair loss is caused by genetics and is permanent. Many other people, however, experience only temporary hair loss, which can be triggered by a variety of external factors. Your hair loss might be temporary if: You’re Under Physical or Emotional Stress  If you’re feeling...

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