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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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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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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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5 Tips for Thicker Hair

There are certain physical traits that we all desire, with thick hair being at the top of the list for a lot of people. The thickness of your hair is often determined by genetics but there are also steps you can take in order to improve the thickness of your hair....

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