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What is Trichotillomania?

Let’s face it, in almost any frustration moment you can hear someone say they feel like they want to pull their hair out. Most of don’t actually do that, it’s just something we say. There is a phenomenon of individuals that twist their hair, bite it and even pull it out. It’s caused by a stress disorder known at trichotillomania. This condition can lead to significant and in some cases permanent hair loss. You might wonder how widespread is this disease? What causes it? Can it be cured? We can provide some insight into this condition and it’s potential treatments. Who is Impacted by Trichotillomania? There are estimates that as many as 2.5 million American struggle with trichotillomania. That is [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: trichotillomania, Women's Hair Restoration|Comments Off on What is Trichotillomania?

Best 2017 Hairstyles for Men Based on Face Shape (Infographic)

For most men with male pattern baldness or thinning hair will tell you their hair loss drastically affects their appearance, and their self-esteem. Today thankfully in Bloomington, MN there is the Hair Restoration Institute. They are a leader in non-surgical and hair loss treatments for men experiencing hair loss and thinning hair. Their latest breakthrough hair loss techniques and procedures allows men to get their hair back so they can have a full head of hair that not only looks great but moves and feels so natural. Today men’s non-surgical hair replacement solution not only gives you back your hair but you can style it to highlight your personal sense of style and face shape. The infographic below, from the [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: mens non-surgical hair replacement|Comments Off on Best 2017 Hairstyles for Men Based on Face Shape (Infographic)

What Is Female Pattern Baldness?

Female pattern baldness or also referred to as female pattern alopecia, affect about one third of all women. Female baldness usually involves hair loss over the entire scalp. The hair loss may be the most visible on top which will make a part in your hair appear even wider. Unlike the hair loss men face, women’s hair loss doesn’t usually consist of complete baldness. Women normally maintain their hairline in the front and on the side. The treatment for female pattern baldness depends on the cause of the problem. Causes of Female Pattern Baldness Individual hairs grow slowly and continuously for two to six years before the enter into the resting phase which last a few months then the hair [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Female Hair Loss, hair loss, Hair Transplantation, Women's Hair Restoration|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What Is Female Pattern Baldness?

Breast Cancer and Hair Loss

Most of us have been touched in one way or another by someone with breast cancer. If you or someone you love is battling breast cancer, you are not alone. The American Cancer Society’s estimate is that there were 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer that is diagnosed in the United State last year alone. The toll it takes physically an emotionally can be devastating. Breast cancer victims face difficult battles from surgery, to chemotherapy and hair loss. We consider it a great honor in being able to help many of these women as they start the fight of their lives. Chemotherapy and Hair Loss Chemotherapy drugs are designed to attack fast-growing cancer cells in the body. Unfortunately, chemotherapy [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Chemotherapy Wigs|Comments Off on Breast Cancer and Hair Loss

I’m Losing My Hair and I Can’t Talk About It

I never realized how important my hair was to me until now when I realize I was starting to lose it. I am not sure what to do. It is like there is a part of me that is disappearing and there isn’t any way to stop it. Will I still be the same person? What if anything can be done? I have lots of question and I can tell the people around me do to. I find that I am unable to talk about my hair loss. Am I going to go completely bald? How will people look at me? Will they treat me different? I see other people with thinning hair but it just wasn’t something that I [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Female Hair Loss, Women's Hair Restoration|Comments Off on I’m Losing My Hair and I Can’t Talk About It

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