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Women with Hair Loss You are NOT alone

Women with Hair Loss You are NOT alone

Today it is socially acceptable for men to be bald. NOT FOR WOMEN! The average amount of hairs lost per day is 50-100. But hair loss sufferers lose many more than 100 hairs per day. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40% of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40 years old. As many as 5% of women under 30 are affected and as many as…

Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

Any type of weight loss surgery can cause hair thinning or hair loss. The initial and drastic reduction of nutrients can cause this side effect.  Generally, it occurs three to six months after surgery.  It is devastating to have improved your appearance through weight loss, and then to have hair loss! Sometimes, but not always, the hair loss or thinning is permanent. But there are solutions to these temporary or…

Aging Population Refuses to Grow Old!!!

Aging Population Refuses to Grow Old!!!

People are now expected to live to an average of 79 years old. As our life expectancy continues to increase, we seek any and all products and services that enable us to look and feel younger than our years. Botox injections continue to be one of the most popular injections year after year. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reported over 4 million Botox procedures for a total of…

Hair Matters!

Hair Matters!

Is your hair loss or hair thinning causing you to avoid social situations? Are you dreading just running errands? Hair loss and thinning is devastating for women. We get calls from women telling us that they don’t want to leave the house for special occasions, or even just to get their necessary errands run. There are many causes of hair loss. They include aging, genetics, autoimmune diseases, weight loss surgery,…

What is Trichotillomania?

What is Trichotillomania?

Trichotillomania is the recurrent pulling of one’s own hair resulting in noticeable hair loss. Trich (as it is sometimes referred), is a neurobiological disorder, a problem related to your nervous system. Doctors and scientists still have a lot to learn about what causes it and how to treat it.  No one knows why some people have trich and others don’t.  It does seem to run in families, along with problems like…

Wake up With Hair!

Wake up With Hair!

Over 30,000,000 women in the USA experience hair loss or thinning! Our society puts great emphasis on hair – it’s not only about how we look but also how we feel.  Hair loss in women may result from any number of causes due to stress, autoimmune diseases, hormonal changes, gastric bypass surgery, medications, cancer/chemotherapy treatments, genetics, alopecia, trichotillomania, and more. For most women hair is our most versatile fashion accessory, as…

Top 5 Hair Loss Myths

Top 5 Hair Loss Myths

We want to debunk some of the most common hair loss myths out there.  If we haven’t answered your particular question, please contact us. MYTH #1 If my hair is thinning, it must be from my Mother’s side of the family. REALITY Actually, hereditary hair loss or thinning can occur from either side of your family.  Hair loss can also be caused by many other factors. MYTH #2 Only men…

Hair Replacement Systems Have Come a Long Way, Baby

Hair Replacement Systems Have Come a Long Way, Baby

Where once people had to resort to stiff, plastic like wigs and obvious toupees in order to mask their hair loss, the modern approach utilizes attachments that blend invisibly with the wearer’s actual scalp. These superior systems create an undetectable front hairline! They allow a natural part and the ability for you to swim, shower and shampoo, work out, participate in sports, and even wake up with hair as if it…

Follically Challenged?

Follically Challenged?

HAIR LOSS TERMS Understanding the many causes of hair loss and hair thinning Alopecia Areata – patchy hair loss Androgenic Alopecia – male and/or female pattern hair loss Cicatricial Alopecia – scarring alopecia – the hair follicles scar and prevent hair growth Traction Alopecia – excessive rubbing or pressure to scalp Involutional Alopecia – general thinning of hair – hair cycles slow down and remain in the resting phase longer than usual (usually due to…

Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40% of women have visible hair loss by the age of 40.  As many as 5% of women under 30 are affected and as many as 60% of those older than 70 suffer from hair loss. Hair Loss in women is a very real problem… Will my husband/boyfriend still love me now that I am losing my hair? When it comes to dating…