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1010, 2019

Breast Cancer and Medical Wigs

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Chemotherapy Wigs|Comments Off on Breast Cancer and Medical Wigs

It’s October and that means it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is worth taking a moment to think about the women that we love that have had to deal with or are dealing with breast cancer. Often with regular screening, breast cancer can be detected early. When it is caught early enough there are treatments that have helps thousands beat this disease. By making time to be examined you may be saving your life. Chemotherapy Those undergoing treatment for breast cancer typically has chemotherapy administrated for short periods over several weeks. Not everyone who has chemotherapy will get sick from it, just like not everyone will lose their hair. With some forms of chemotherapy, a person may only have [...]

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 [...]

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