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August 21, 2017

Fungal Infections that Cause Hair Loss: Dermatophytes

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Hair infection from fungal agents, also called trichomycoses, is one of the common concerns in humans. Fungi or fungus are single celled or multinucleate organisms that decay and absorb the organic material in which they grow (including yeasts, mushrooms, molds, smuts, rusts and mildews). There are three common agents causing hair infections:

August 09, 2017

Ethnicity and Hair Loss Rates

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Male pattern hair loss is something a majority of men could experience at some point in time. Even though the severity of hair loss may vary person to person, it still begs the question why? Genetics (which controls ethnicity) is the primary cause of hair loss, and interestingly enough, specific races have higher rates of hair loss than other groups. Let’s take a look at different races and the varying likelihoods of baldness.

July 24, 2017

Identifying the Early Stages of Male Pattern Hair Loss

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Men’s hair loss is caused by different factors—but statistically, the most common factor by far is genetics. In fact, more than two-thirds of all men will deal with the symptoms of male pattern hair loss at some point in their lives. Recognizing this is critical: When you identify the markings of male pattern hair loss you can seek treatment, and the earlier you do so, the more likely it is that the treatment will have an effect.

July 09, 2017

What to Know About Trichotillomania

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Hair loss can be caused by many different conditions—and some of them are better known than others. In this post, we’re going to offer some details about trichotillomania—a hair loss condition that isn’t often discussed, but is surprisingly common and potentially very serious. We’ll identify some of the key signs and symptoms of trichotillomania, discuss its causes, and end with some notes about possible treatment.

July 04, 2017

Tips for a Healthier Scalp

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You cannot have healthy hair without also having a healthy scalp. The scalp is where hair growth starts—and it is imperative that your scalp present a healthy environment for that growth to take place. So if you want to do everything in your power to maintain healthy hair growth, taking care of your scalp is key.

June 21, 2017

Cancer and Hair Loss: What to Expect

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Some hair shedding is a natural and healthy part of life; in fact, daily shedding is a key step in the hair growth process. After a period of time in the growing phase, your follicles go into a resting phase and shed. This is followed by a new hair follicle growing in its place. Problems arise when this natural process of shedding and regrowth is disrupted—and in many cases, cancer treatment can expedite this process. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the ways in which cancer treatment can lead to hair loss, setting some clear expectations about what cancer patients can expect.

June 12, 2017

Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: New Data Reveals Promising Future

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In 1966, Hungarian physician Endre Mester first published an experiment in which he observed accelerated hair growth in rats treated with laser therapy, making alopecia the first legitimate therapeutic indication for laser therapy. 

May 23, 2017

Does Menopause Lead to Hair Loss?

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At some time in their lives; about one-third of women experience hair loss (alopecia), and amongst postmenopausal women, as many as two-thirds experience hair thinning or bald spots. In this post, we’ll take a look at the science behind this phenomenon, and inform women what they might expect in the way of menopausal hair loss. We’ll also share some potential treatments —some ways to minimize the effects of menopausal hair loss.

May 12, 2017

Alopecia Areata: What it is, What it looks like, How to treat it

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There are many potential causes for hair loss, and one of the most significant is the condition known as alopecia areata or AA. More than 4.5 million people in the United States are estimated to be affected with AA, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. In this post, we’ll take a look at what this condition is, how it is diagnosed, and ultimately how it is treated.

April 25, 2017

When Your Children Are Dealing with Hair Loss

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Here at HT&RC, we hear from many parents who are worried about their children—children who are dealing with hair loss at what seems like an awfully young age. Note that, when we talk about children here, we are mostly talking about those in high school or college, or potentially just after college in their twenties. Note, too, that most young men and women who deal with early hair loss don’t call us of their own accord—it’s almost always concerned parents who do so.

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