July 2019

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What is the Best Hair Loss Treatment for Women?

4. Best Hair Loss Treatment for Women
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We, women, are masters at hiding our thinning hair.  We have wigs, hairpieces and weaves at our disposal that we can use to camouflage our impediment, and that's why it's not such a common issue as it is for male baldness or thinning hair.  Although we can disguise our thinning hair, it doesn't solve our problem. We'd much rather have a full and healthy head of hair, wouldn't we?  We need to find a good hair loss treatment. Female Hair Loss Treatments Differ to Men’s for the Following Reasons: Causes of female hair loss often vary. Female hair loss can be

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Toxic Chemicals in Shampoo – Ingredients to Avoid

5. Toxic Chemicals in Shampoo
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Health Risks - Are They Worth It? Woman washing her hair How often when buying your shampoo do you actually read the back of the bottle to check the ingredients?  Well, not too long ago, I didn’t think I needed to look for toxic chemicals in shampoo. Who would think that using the wrong shampoo could actually induce serious health risks to the user such as memory loss, hair loss due to the hair follicles being damaged, eye and skin irritation, and even cancer? Shampoos are marketed as keeping our hair healthy, shiny and dandruff free.  Despite this, many of them

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Is Male Pattern Baldness Inherited?

6. Male pattern baldness photo
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Living with male pattern baldness can be embarrassing and stressful but, is male pattern baldness inherited? I thought that if a man was prematurely bald, any male child he had was more susceptible to losing their hair prematurely.  Apparently, this is not the case and it may be that other factors are to blame.  It has been found by researchers that the main construction for a full head of hair is found in the X chromosome, which boys always inherit from their mother, which means there is a link between hair loss and genetics. Male pattern baldness affects up to half

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What are the Causes of Hair Loss in Men?

7. Causes of hair loss in men
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When faced with thinning hair many of us try to find solutions without first trying to find out what is causing it.  So, what are the causes of hair loss in men? Most forms of hair loss can be treated but it takes time to find the right solution.  With male pattern baldness, after time the hair follicles shrivel up and hair is incapable of re-growing.  As we get older, our follicles stop producing hair. This is known as hereditary hair loss and is typically permanent, meaning that the hair will not grow back. Our hair grows approximately half an