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3008, 2019

Alopecia Areata Treatments & Solutions

By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Alopecia Wigs|Tags: |Comments Off on Alopecia Areata Treatments & Solutions

Alopecia Areata, reoccurring spotty bald patches, is a hair loss condition that affects millions of men and women who struggle with it on a daily basis. Alopecia is simply a medical term for hair loss. Alopecia Areata is a form of hair loss that can affect some or all areas of the body, usually most noticeable in the scalp. Believed to be a form of auto-immune disease, Alopecia Areata causes bald spots on the scalp, especially in the early stages, it is sometimes called “spot baldness.” In 1% to 5% of cases, the condition can spread to the entire scalp (Alopecia Totalis) or to the entire body (Alopecia Universalis). The different types of Alopecia do not discriminate and can affect [...]

608, 2019

PRP Hair Therapy: The Truth Behind the Hype

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: PRP Hair Restoration Treatment|Tags: |Comments Off on PRP Hair Therapy: The Truth Behind the Hype

Hair loss can be extremely embarrassing for women and men alike. It often impacts a person on several levels. Female and male pattern baldness is a genetic form of hair loss and because it is genetic, it can leave you feeling helpless. This is why we are so excited to talk about PRP treatments! What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)? PRP therapies have gained popularity in other clinical applications primarily in sports medicine and dermatology. Because of PRP’s ability to promote healing, the jump into hair growth was only a matter of time. PRP hair loss treatment begins by the patient’s own blood. After a quick, painless blood draw, the blood are put into a centrifuge for several minutes to [...]

1007, 2019

Trichotillomania Help

By |July 10th, 2019|Categories: trichotillomania|Tags: |Comments Off on Trichotillomania Help

Help for Trichotillomania Suffers One of the most common forms of hair loss is called Trichotillomania. Trich is defined as a condition that makes the individual feel the need to pull out their own hair, mostly in large chunks. There are around 4,000,000 people nationwide who struggle with it. Studies have shown that trich can begin as early as 9, ages 12-13 being the most prominent group to suffer with this, and ongoing through adulthood. Luckily, pre-teens can often outgrow trichotillomania, but sadly, adults usually require some professional therapy and counseling. There are more consequences to trichotillomania than just permanent hair loss. Continually pulling your hair out can also lead to infection and even gastrointestinal issues if swallowed. Being inactive while [...]

1806, 2019

Does Hair Loss Increase During the Summer?

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Female Hair Loss, mens hair loss|Comments Off on Does Hair Loss Increase During the Summer?

You may have heard the old wives’ tale that people lose more hair in the summer months than any other time of the year. This old wives’ tales is actually true. There are studies that show that we actually do shed more hair in the summer and especially during the month of July. We all shed hair every day and that is perfectly normal for both men and women. We actually lose up to 100 hairs a day. The extra hair loss you might see during the summer is because of a higher rate of telogen. Telogen is the resting phase for hair follicles and a normal part of the hair growth cycle. Hair Growth Cycle: Anagen (Growing Phase) The [...]

1805, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Men’s Hair Loss

By |May 18th, 2019|Categories: mens hair loss, PRP Hair Restoration Treatment|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Men’s Hair Loss

Remember: not all hair loss is the same, and most importantly, not all hair loss is permanent. It’s critical to identify and learn to understand what’s causing your thinning hair— stress, genetics, or environmental factors— to reverse it. This blog post seeks to educate men suffering from hair loss or thinning hair by offering additional information on the effects of hair loss, the men's hair restoration options available for dealing with hair loss, as well as tips for preventing further hair loss. First, How to Know if You’re Going Bald If you have ever had a passive aggressive friend asking you “is it normal to see your scalp through your hair?” then it’s likely that your hair might be thinning [...]

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