If you've noticed a change in your hair's volume or you're seeing more hair than usual in your brush or in your shower drain, it's important to not put off seeking help from a hair loss professional. There are a few reasons for this, not the least of which is the fact that hair loss can be indicative of an underlying medical condition.
Hair loss can be devastating, whether you're a man or a woman. A full, healthy head of hair is not only a symbol of youth and beauty, it's also inextricably tied to our self-image. Sometimes it's temporary and expected, as patients going through a course of chemotherapy can attest to. Other times, we can be losing hair and not know why. Either way, to say it's upsetting is definitely an understatement!
Certain habits -- bad ones -- can contribute, and changing them now can make a difference. Here are 5 bad habits that can actually lead to hair loss. Are you guilty of one or more of them?
Sometimes it seems that everything causes hair loss. Some cyclists have found that their forehead recedes more the more they ride - so, does cycling cause hair loss?
According to the Vegetarian Times, approximately 3.2% of Americans, more than 7 million in total, practice a vegetarian diet. Of these, about 1 million are self-described Vegans.
Many men and women around the world struggle with hair loss at some point in their life. Even though the severity may vary between individuals, it begs the question, WHY? It turns out there is a very strong link between hair loss and ethnicity. Rest assured, you're not alone!
Here at the New Look Institute, we like to keep up with the latest advances in science that help our clients make informed choices for hair replacement options. A recent 2017 study on men's hair loss shows that researchers are getting closer to predicting men's risk for baldness in general.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which got us thinking about clients who experience hair loss from chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. If you or someone you care about has been recently diagnosed with any form of cancer, hair loss due to treatments can cause anxiety and worry about one's appearance.
Since October 1 - October 7 is Trichotillomania Awareness week, let us take the opportunity to understand this common, yet frequently misunderstood condition.
What does hair-loss signify that makes people so afraid to continue living their normal social life? An article in the Huffington Post described the emotional reaction of a man, himself a hair dresser, who began losing his hair in his early 20s:
In times past, there have been many illnesses and medical conditions that were overlooked, ignored, and belittled by much of society. Because knowledge was so limited, those with unknown conditions were not able to access help regarding their illnesses; support was particularly hard to find.