Category: Hair

Reducing Chemo Hair Loss

Wearing scalp-cooling devices during chemotherapy may help prevent hair loss associated with the treatment. In two studies of women with breast cancer, 50 to 66 percent of those who wore the special caps while undergoing chemo...

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Hairless Legs and Feet

Just as we lose hair on our heads, hair growth on legs may diminish over time. But one cause may be something to worry about. Hair follicles are nourished by blood flow. If your arteries, which deliver oxygen-rich blood to the...

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Laser Therapy to Get Your Hair Back

This is a safe, nondrug and nonsurgical treatment that has been cleared by the FDA. In my experience, it’s less effective than minoxidil, finasteride or plateletrich plasma, but it helps in some cases. Studies reported a...

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Hair Loss

In both men and women, hair loss likely results from the effects of genes and hormones. In men, hair loss is usually characterized by a receding hairline and balding at the top of the head. Women usually lose volume, generally...

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Manes and Meds

Thinning and texture of hair could be caused by medication. Hair loss plus changes in texture (such as finer, thicker, or more brittle) usually stem from hormonal changes that occur in women during pregnancy, menopause, or from...

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TLC For Your Hair

Aerobic exercise improves circulation to your scalp, delivering oxygen and nutrients to the follicles. Eating fish, lean meat, nuts and organic dairy helps grow strong strands. Source: Prevention Magazine January...

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