August 2019

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Depression and Hair Loss

Bald man with depression
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From extensive research, depression and hair loss appear to be directly linked.  While there are a number of precipitating factors, perception and the overall state of the mind cannot be overemphasized when we analyse the relationship between going bald and depression. The issue of baldness is more prominent in men (referred to as male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia), and when hair loss occurs at a young age, it is easy for insecurity to set in.  The end result is depression and poor overall performance in other aspects of life. Depression due to hair loss could make many men feel very inadequate

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Hair Building Fibres – A Solution for Thinning Hair

1. Hair building fibres
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Hair building fibres Product Name: Hair Magic Hair Building Fibres Brand Name: Minnow Price: $32.95 Colours/Size of container: Black & Dark Brown (27.5g), Other Colours (25g) Hair loss and thinning hair are extremely distressing conditions to those who suffer from this condition – men and women alike.  It can result in low self-worth, low confidence and many feel that it affects the way they look.  I used to think that thinning hair in women would be more devastating than thinning hair in men.  Since I lost my own hair in 2017 and started to research hair loss, I discovered that, although

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The Best Shampoo for Thinning Hair

2. The best shampoo for thinning hair
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A head full of hair is not attainable for everyone.  Finding a good shampoo for thinning hair is something that is a start to getting your hair in tip-top condition.  Having thin hair or a receding hairline is nothing to be ashamed of; it's a fact of life shared by many people.  Regardless of how you approach your thinning hair, one of the best things you can do right now is to choose the right hair care regimen. Do Hair Loss Shampoos Work? Choosing the right shampoo can help to slow down thinning or receding hair, whilst others can maximise the potential of the

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Chemicals in Hair Relaxers – The Health Effects

3. Chemicals in Hair Relaxers
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For many black women, using a hair relaxer is an essential tool for maintaining their hair.  However, the chemicals used in relaxers are being linked to causing health issues that can be chronic or deadly.  Accordingly, women can be exposed to the chemicals in hair relaxers through scalp lesions and burns. Woman with relaxed hair Besides scalp irritations, hair relaxers are being linked to causing uterine leiomyomata (benign smooth muscle tumours of the uterus), blindness, breast cancer, and early puberty.  Many people are not aware of the ingredients that make up a typical hair relaxer. For many years the main ingredient used in relaxers