Can scalp massage stimulate hair growth?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

The scalp contains far more blood vessels than most other areas of skin on the body. It also contains approximately 100,000 hairs, which is more than any other part of the skin. Scalp massages may promote hair growth by helping to unclog the hair follicle from dead skin and increasing blood flow to the hair […]

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What is the Average Age People Start Losing Hair

Friday, May 25th, 2012

First of all, male pattern alopecia can begin at any age and to varying degrees. The question of when an individual will lose his or her hair is left solely up to genetics. Fifteen to sixteen years of age is quite early to start balding but usually tends to onset gradually, so it is not […]

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Can Hypothyroidism Cause Hair-Loss?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Millions of people suffer from thyroid disease. The sad truth of the matter is that most people affected by this disease are women. The thyroid hormone is the hormone responsible for your metabolism, heart rate, and mood. When one has too little thyroid hormone, he or she is said to have hyperthyroidism. On the other […]

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Which Over-the-Counter Medications Cause Hair Loss?

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Many over-the-counter (OTC) medications list their various side effects on the bottle. But did you know that some OTC medications may list hair loss as one of those side effects?  Below is a list of common medications you might find in  your medicine cabinet: ●       Vitamin A ●       Ibuprofin ●       Lamisil ●       Zantac ●       Naproxen […]

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Can the Standard American Diet Cause Hair Loss?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

The Standard American Diet can play a role in hair loss. Previous studies have shown that the typical American diet is high fat, high animal protein, high-salt, and low in vitamins. Sticking to this diet can seriously damage your kidneys and create acidic blood, therefore leading to hair loss. Vitamin deficiency is another cause of […]

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How Can You Naturally Restore Your Hair?

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Unfortunately there is not just one natural way to restore lost hair. There are no natural vitamins or supplements that will suddenly restore all of your hair. There might be some medications that could slow down balding and to help to re-grow some hair, such as Propecia, but they are not always effective and nothing […]

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Do Blondes Experience Hair Loss More Than Brunettes?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The color of your hair does not determine if you will experience hair loss or not. Blondes and brunettes both have the same chance of balding. It all comes down to genetics. Blondes who got their hair color through a process of bleaching their hair however, may experience hair loss due to a reason other […]

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What Is Involutional Alopecia?

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Involutional alopecia is a natural condition that comes with age and results in a thinning of the hair. This graduate thinning of the hair is caused by a shortened phase of hair growth, which leads to a higher rate of fall-out and thinning of the hair follicle. Remaining hairs stay in the resting period (Telogen […]

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How Can You Keep Hair Healthy In Cold Weather?

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

You may experience your hair being more dry than normal during cold seasons like winter. This is most likely due to the cold dry air and indoor heating damaging the hair. Dry damaged hair is much harder to control than healthy hair. There are, however, a few things you can do to help prevent your […]

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Are Sexually Active Men More Prone To Hair Loss?

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Some people believe that if you are more sexually active, your chances of experiencing hair loss will be higher. This is because the trigger for male pattern baldness comes from DHT, the powerful male sex hormone. It is believed by some that increased frequency of ejaculations increases the levels of DHT in your body, effectively […]

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