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Efficacy of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in  Treating Hair Loss
Mar 19
Efficacy of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in Treating Hair Loss

Laser is a device that works on the principle of light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (Hecht and Jeff, 2005). Apart from various industrial applications, laser has an established spot in medicine. Laser Therapy for Hair Loss It was the accidental discovery by Endre Mester (1967)at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, that laid the foundation for laser therapy to treat hair loss. While investigating the effects of laser on skin cancer, Mester observed and demonstrated that laser exposure stimulates hair growth. The Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) Paradox It is quite appealing to note that the lasers used in various medical ....

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Medications & Hair Loss
Mar 13
Medications & Hair Loss

While many believe that heredity is to blame when it comes to hair loss, there are many extraneous factors that can cause or exacerbate hair loss. For instance, many medications currently available on the U.S. market have been linked to hair loss in both men and women. Even hormonal fluctuations and pregnancy have been connected to hair loss in women. Furthermore, several antidepressants have been linked to hair loss in men and women. As a result, you should speak to your doctor if you plan on taking antidepressants over a long period of time, as long term use of antidepressant drugs can cause thinning of hair in patients. In addition, steroids ....

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The Facts about Chemotherapy and Hair Loss
Mar 9
The Facts about Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

Hair loss is a sensitive subject. Hair loss and cancer? Well, that’s a subject no-one likes to talk about. Unfortunately, if you are one of the many people that go through this devastating disease and undergo chemotherapy, hair loss is likely to occur. For men and women it can be scary and depressing, coming at a time when they’re already having to deal with illness and treatments. For women though, the loss can also seriously affect their self-esteem as they struggle to come to terms with the drastic change in their appearance. So why does Chemotherapy cause hair loss? And more importantly, is there anything that can be done to prevent it ....

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All About Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Hair Loss
Feb 18
All About Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Hair Loss

Low-Level Laser Therapy, or LLLT, treatment for hair loss has gone high tech. This innovative and new therapy for thinning and hair loss has created quite a buzz recently, particularly with the launch of devices that make it possible to perform LLLT therapy at home. Many men and women suffering from hair loss have heard of LLLT, but there is a lack of credible information available about its benefits. This guide was designed to provide you with unbiased information and answers to your questions regarding LLLT. What Is LLLT? LLLT stands for low-level laser light therapy and is a method of stimulating the scalp in order to promote hair growth. ....

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How to Treat Thinning Hair
Feb 5
How to Treat Thinning Hair

There many different medical treatments available for treatment of thinning hair, an issue which most people will have to deal with at some point of their life. According to scientific reports, hair thinning in men and women is mainly due to hereditary condition. Natural hair products come handy in the treatment of hormone related hair thinning. In some cases, hair thinning may occur due to medical issues such as thyroid infections, scalp infections and skin disorders. Hence, it is suggested that the aforementioned medical conditions should be treated in the preliminary stage of thinning hair treatment. As medication for cancer, depression, heart ....

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Styling Tips for Women with Thinning Hair
Nov 7
Styling Tips for Women with Thinning Hair

Thinning hair can cause emotional stress and lack of confidence. Especially when you are a woman, hair styling can be a pain when you don’t have much to work with. However, if you have naturally thin hair or thinning hair due to hair loss, we are here to give you three styling tips that will sure to boost your self-confidence. The first tip is to consider which hair cut you get. Make sure you go to a stylist that knows exactly what they are doing because there is nothing worse than getting a bad haircut. Just how a piece of clothing can alter your shape, a haircut can do the same thing. Layered haircuts add movement to the hair while making ....

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Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Nov 4
Niacin (Vitamin B3)

There are many vitamins and nutrients that can be taken orally and topically as a means to combat a number of internal and external issues. As mentioned in previous articles, Biotin also known as Vitamin B7 is included in this category. Another B vitamin that also serves this purpose, is Vitamin B3 also known as Niacin. What is Niacin? Niacin is considered a water-soluble B-Complex Vitamin which are micronutrients that serve to improve overall health. These vitamins are very low to non-existent in regards to risk of toxicity and they are also known for assisting in hair growth and hair health. In addition to hair health, B complex vitamins also ....

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How to Tell If You’re Going Bald
Sep 24
How to Tell If You’re Going Bald

Aging is something that is very difficult to fathom as you get older. No one likes to grow up, especially if that involves hair loss. There are some symptoms that you might experience, but it is important to properly diagnose your issue before taking any new medications or health regimens. Here are some steps in taking control of your hair loss. First things first, don’t panic. Your hair loss could be a result of numerous things. According to studies, most people lose between 50-100 hairs a day, a measly amount compared to the 100,000 hairs on your head.  However, the most normal factors of hair loss are your genetics and your age. You can ....

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Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair
Aug 22
Three Natural Vitamins in Food That Help Regrow Hair

Fruits are known for their healing properties, but did you know that they can also help stimulate hair growth? Due to the prominent amounts of Vitamin C in fruits such as grapefruit, strawberries and papayas, eating these nutrient rich foods will keep your hair strong, voluminous and rich in color. Of course, it’s important not to overdo it, but keeping a healthy diet while incorporating these particular fruits will cause you to see a dramatic change in hair quality. Other fruits rich in Vitamin C include oranges, lemons, kiwis and tomatoes. To keep your scalp in pristine health, you have to load up on potassium. Foods that are rich in ....

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Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle
Aug 12
Shedding – A Natural Part of the Hair Growth Cycle

What is the hair cycle? In laymen’s terms, a hair cycle is “the lifespan of a hair from sprouting to shedding.” The normal hair growth cycle is broken into three stages: anagen, catagen, and telogen. Hair growth is an ongoing process, and not every hair is growing or shedding at the same time. Makes you wonder how our hair doesn’t look uneven all the time, but the majority of our individual hairs are uneven anyways. 85% of our hair is growing, 15% is resting, and these percentages can vary on what stage it is in, and how far along in the stage it is. Anagen – This is the growth phase of hair. Although the hair itself is dead and can’t ....

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