Does Dehydration Cause Hair Loss?

January 9, 2023

We all know our bodies need water in order to function properly, but many underestimate just how important being adequately hydrated is to our basic health. In fact, it is estimated that only 25 percent of us drink the recommended amount of water needed daily. And if not addressed, prolonged dehydration can cause serious health

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How to Prepare for Your Hair Transplant

December 29, 2022

You’ve researched hair restoration centers, talked to family or friends who have had hair transplant surgery, looked at before and after photos, read reviews, and had a consultation with the doctor who is going to perform the procedure. Sounds like you’re ready to take control of your hair and self-esteem! Not so fast. When it

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Hair Porosity Explained

December 20, 2022

“Hair porosity” may not be a term you hear often but knowing what type you have can help you better understand how to care for, manage, and treat your hair. And that can result in hair that’s healthy and strong. Read on as we take a closer look at what hair porosity is, how to

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How to Stop Static Hair

December 8, 2022

As soon as winter rolls around, hair adopts a life of its own. If you also have dry or fine hair, the season’s cold temperatures, lack of humidity in the air, and heated indoor environments can create a force field of electricity around your head. Static electricity occurs when negatively-charged electrons fly off an object

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Hair Loss in African American Women

December 3, 2022

Half of all women will experience hair thinning by the time they turn 50. African American women are particularly prone to certain forms of hair loss, and two-thirds of them will experience hair thinning by the age of 50. However, because not many doctors are familiar with black hairstyling practices, many women are left to

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What Is Hair Miniaturization?

November 2, 2022

Simply put, hair miniaturization is the technical term for balding or thinning hair. The process causes the hair follicle, which once produced healthy hair, to constrict, making it more difficult for hair to grow. Instead, the hair that does grow is thinner with a more fragile shaft that can easily fall out. Hair follicle miniaturization

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Hair Loss

October 3, 2022

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that is vital to our health. It stimulates cell growth, boosts immunity, and keeps bones strong and skin healthy. Vitamin D is primarily absorbed through sun exposure, but certain foods and dietary supplements can boost intake. When your body lacks the recommended amount of vitamin D, you may experience

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Ending the Stigma Surrounding Female Hair Loss

September 27, 2022

Hair loss and balding is often perceived as something that only happens to men. In reality, it is estimated that women make up 40 percent of hair loss sufferers in the U.S., with one in four seeking treatment for hair loss annually. While a certain amount of hair shedding is normal in men and women

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Can Dandruff Cause Hair Loss?

September 19, 2022

Dandruff is a common condition that affects approximately 50 percent of adults. It causes dry, itchy, flaky skin on the scalp that typically falls off, leaving small white flakes on one’s shoulders and clothing. Some dandruff sufferers also report developing hair loss, but is dandruff really to blame? Read on as we examine the link

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Can I Reshape My Hairline?

September 2, 2022

Your hairline is as unique as you are, varying in shape and height, and influenced by a number of factors such as genetics, hormones, lifestyle, and age. Hairlines help shape the face while bringing attention to or minimizing certain features. Yet as varied as they are, all hairlines fall within a certain category. And believe

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