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The Importance of Self-Esteem

When it comes to self-esteem, many factors and driving forces can alter our perception of ourselves. Whether it be work-related, such as being declined a project or promotion or gaining weight from new medication, drastic or undesirable circumstances in...

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Your Hair and Your Daily Routine

We all have a lot of questions when it comes to our health and our daily routine. Are we washing our face too often? How often should we shampoo? Is our shower water too hot? By doing a little research you can come up with a guideline to your habits on a...

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Appearance and Hair Transplants

Hair transplants are now more popular than ever, with dozens of influential people undergoing the procedure over the years. Most recently, reality star Jeremy McConnell shared photos online after he underwent a hair and beard transplant earlier this month. He was on...

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The Beauty of Embracing Alopecia

This is a wonderful story about the beauty of embracing Alopecia. Earlier this year Madisyn Babcock's hair had begun to fall out. She was diagnosed with Alopecia, which is an autoimmune disease that almost 7 million Americans have. The condition set in quickly and...

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How Can You Care For Your Hair Follicles

All of your hair follicle's are tiny structure's made of cells and connective tissue that surrounds the root of a hair. It exists within thedermisand theepidermis, the two top layers of the skin. Your hair sits within the follicle, and although the principle is pretty...

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Hair Loss Awareness Month

Hair loss, and hair thinning, can be devastating to both men and women. It has an impact on self-esteem, can damage one's self-worth, and is something many people take very seriously. August is Hair Loss Awareness Month and it's important for us to take this time to...

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Scalp Health and Conditioning

Its no secret that our scalp can get dry, itchy, irritated, and even flaky. Sometimes these issues are caused by underlining health conditions or diet, while in some people the cause may be much simpler - a dry scalp. If you suffer from some of these problems what...

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Athletes and Hair Loss

Hair loss is very common among men, as roughly two-thirds will experience it by the age of 35. For females, roughly 40% of women will have some sort of hair loss by middle age, usually in the form of general thinning. Although mostly attributed to...

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Why Does Hair Loss Happen After Pregnancy?

There's a very good chance that you know a woman who ended up shedding more hair than usual in the first few months after giving birth. Hopefully, both you and her know this is completely normal. The best news is that your hair should go back to normal...

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Can Excessive Exercise Cause Hair Loss?

Our bodies were meant to move -- they actually crave exercise. Regular exercise is necessary for physical fitness and good health. It reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases. It can improve your...

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Who Can Get a Hair Transplant?

Hair transplant techniques have advanced a huge amount over the last few decades. Gone are the days of the dreaded "plug" look of early hair transplants. Surgeons are now able to perform hair transplants in a way that offers a completely natural looking...

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Different Types of Alopecia.

Alopecia is a condition that is often mispronounced, but even more frequently – misused. While the mispronunciation is definitely understandable, this week we're going to break down the different types of alopecia and their causes. The word alopecia itself...

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Can Exercise Cause Hair Loss?

We all know that exercise is good for our bodies and adds length to our lives, but what about excessive exercise? Is it healthy? The truth is that those "killer" workouts may cause hair loss. What Causes Hair Loss? Excessive exercise places enormous energy...

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Whats Your Scalp Saying?

Your Scalp & Your Health When you have a headache it's your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. Maybe you need to eat, maybe you're lacking vitamins, or maybe you're a little dehydrated - all of these things cause headaches. You can take an Advil...

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How Does Minoxidil Work?

Minoxidil is a topical ointment used to treat/slow hair loss and aid in potential new hair growth. Over the counter, it comes in 2 strengths: 2% and 5%. Both strengths are applied to a dry scalp twice a day. Some doctors carry higher strengths available by...

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What Is DigniCap?

The Mount Sinai Health System (New York) has announced the launch of the DigniCap, which is a scalp cooling system. It has recently been cleared by the FDA to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The...

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Is 12.5% Minoxidil Worth It?

According to RegrowHair.com, Minoxidil is a "tried and true" hair loss medication that's been proven quite effective in preventing and reversing progressive balding. There is no cure for male pattern baldness, but its progression can be slowed in some men using...

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How to Care For Your Scalp

There's nothing worse than a dry, itchy, flaky scalp. Those little hair snowflakes that fall onto your shoulders can be embarrassing, the persistent itch can uncomfortable, and the dryness, at times, might even be slightly painful. The main reasons your scalp might be...

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Organic Shampoo – Should You Use It?

It's no secret that many people are trying to live healthier lives than their parents did. For the most part, we eat well, avoid chemicals, and smoking hasn't been "cool" for decades. Sales of organic food hit $35 billion in 2014, according to the Nutrition Business...

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Is Donald Trump’s Hair Real?

It’s long been speculated that Donald Trump wears a toupee, but we have some bad news; The Donald’s hair is real. In fact, it may be the complete opposite of what we think; there’s a high probability that he’s had some work done. Jimmy Fallon famously tousled his hair...

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What is Alopecia?

It's what you’re mom’s cousin’s friend from school had, right....the one who was allowed to wear a hat on picture day? You’ve probably heard of it before, or even used it in conversation, but what is alopecia, exactly? How is it different from regular old baldness?...

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The Battle of the Sexes

It starts slowly... You brush your hair and find many long strands left behind in your brush. You finish shampooing and find noticeable clumps of hair on the shower floor. You tell yourself it’s nothing, after all, it’s normal to shed hundreds of hairs a day, right?...

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