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The Positives of Being Bald

You have definitely seen an old man who is bald. In recent years more than it was the case many years back, younger men are becoming bald. Thinning hair often happens to men and not to women. However, in older women who are past menopause stage, it would not be impossible to find a woman balding just the same way you would find one growing facial hairs. On a human head, there are about 150,000 hair strands standing every other. With the washing and the combing, around 100 of these strands get uprooted and this is why you will...

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Topical Anthralin for Hair Loss: 4 Pros and Cons

Although most commonly used to treat the skin condition psoriasis, Anthralin cream or paste can also be administered to treat alopecia, or hair loss. Many have applied Anthralin to their balding spots with notable levels of success, and although it acts slower than similar medications do, its effectiveness more than makes up for it. Anthralin can be a great choice for patient people who are looking for a long-term solution to hair loss. As always, consult your dermatologist to get the green light before using. Knowing more about your medical history will enable medical professionals to evaluate how effective...

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8 Pros and Cons of Taking Minoxidil (Rogaine) for Alopecia

One of the most popular treatments for Alopecia, Minoxidil is an over-the-counter medication to stop and/or reverse hair loss. As with all meds, there are upsides and downsides, and some people respond better to it than others do. Making the decision to medicate is never an easy one and should never be done without the approval of a qualified medical professional. Educating yourself about potential effectiveness and side effects is integral to creating a hair regrowth plan that works for you. Continue reading the 8 points below to gauge whether or not you’d like to bring up Minoxidil during...

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3D Hairpieces: Game-changers of the Century

Chemotherapy and the resulting hair loss (alopecia) can be quite difficult to deal with. Many chemotherapy patients choose to cover their heads until their hair grows back, which can take a very long time. While wigs often look like the best option, since they simulate the appearance of real hair, they can get very expensive—especially when made of human hair rather than synthetic. They can also be fussy, ill-fitting, uncomfortable, and add the difficulty of stuffing lots of hair into a small wig cap. Fortunately, there are other options: bandanas, headscarves, or the newest kid on the block, 3D...

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3 Ways To Treat Hair Loss

If you’re losing hair, the first thing you should do is figure out what’s behind it. Visit your doctor for a diagnosis and keep an eye on your lifestyle habits—sometimes poor diet, physical inactivity, or a lot of stress can be behind those loose clumps of hair on your brush or pillow, or sometimes the reason is a medical one. Vitamin deficiencies (especially iron) and hypothyroidism are two common culprits. Effective treatment methods differ with various causes, so knowing your situation is integral to getting your full head of hair back. Treatments can also differ based on gender, especially...

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