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HOW TO CHOOSE A HAIR TRANSPLANT DOCTOR

How to Choose a Hair Transplant Doctor

How to Choose a Hair Transplant Doctor Hair transplant surgery, while cosmetic, is serious business – and needs to be performed by qualified, licensed, and experienced medical doctors.   According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 18,750 people underwent hair transplant surgery in the year 2020. That might […]

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THE TRUTH ABOUT HAIR DONATIONS

The Truth About Hair Donations

The Truth About Hair Donations Good intentions don’t always translate into good outcomes. Hair donations have helped many with illness-driven hair loss, but not exactly as expected.   Hair donation charities have been around since at least the 1980s. And without question, they have served a very important function: bringing […]

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PHYSICAL TRAUMA AND HAIR LOSS

PHYSICAL TRAUMA AND HAIR LOSS Bodily injury can lead to hair loss, whether on the scalp or elsewhere. Thinning hair is the proverbial insult to injury, but it is most often reversible.   Physical trauma can happen to anyone, and along with it can come hair loss.   Of course, […]

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PREGNANCY, NUTRITION, AND HAIR LOSS

PREGNANCY, NUTRITION, AND HAIR LOSS The demands that pregnancy puts on a woman’s body – and sometimes her emotional state – can take a toll in many ways, including her hair health.   Ah, the joys and quandaries of motherhood. It begins with all the hormonal changes in pregnancy, the […]

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THYROID CONDITIONS, HAIR HEALTH – AND HAIR LOSS

THYROID CONDITIONS, HAIR HEALTH – AND HAIR LOSS There are several ways in which the body’s hormonal production can impact hair. Understanding the problems can help address them.   The human body has several – nine, to be specific – glands that make up the endocrine system that secretes hormones […]

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FEMALE NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES AND HAIR LOSS

FEMALE NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES AND HAIR LOSS What you eat can affect hair density and thickness, women and men alike. But your medications and maladies can impact nutrient absorption – and your hair.   There are many factors that can lead to hair loss in women. One is simply age; another […]

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FEMALE HORMONAL IMBALANCES AND HAIR LOSS

FEMALE HORMONAL IMBALANCES AND HAIR LOSS Human hormones and the organs they affect are fascinating. But several factors can throw them out of whack, particularly for women – and their hair.   Human hormones are systemic. This means they roam and reach the entire body, thanks to our very efficacious […]

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MALE NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES AND HAIR LOSS

MALE NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES AND HAIR LOSS Some factors cannot be controlled, yet others can. At best the body treats hair as a “accessory organ”– even if psychologically it is hugely important.   First things first: There are many causes of hair loss in men, many rooted in genetics. Some of […]

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RISK FACTORS OF HAIR LOSS

RISK FACTORS OF HAIR LOSS Some factors cannot be controlled, yet others can. At best the body treats hair as a “accessory organ”– even if psychologically it is hugely important.   It’s easy to think that hair loss is a rare occurrence, given the presence of thick, lush locks one […]

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MALE HORMONAL IMBALANCES AND HAIR LOSS

MALE HORMONAL IMBALANCES AND HAIR LOSS Testosterone is the hormone most closely associated with hair loss – and a few other masculine traits. But there are other hormones, and the balance is tricky.   The relationship between how men feel – and feel about themselves – gets a lot of […]

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