What is Lupus? Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in your own tissues. Inflammation can affect many different body systems, namely the skin, which is the largest organ in the body.
It's rare to see an elderly person with a full, thick head of hair. That's because hair spends more time in the third phase of a three-part cycle the older we get.
While some hair loss is caused by conditions beyond our control, bad habits can make an existing problem much worse. If you don't have an underlying condition causing hair loss, it could be due to one of these common habits.
There are many solutions available for those struggling with hair loss—solutions to fit any set of needs, and any budget. What’s more, hair restoration technology is constantly evolving and improving.
Many men, and even some women, expect that they will lose their hair as they get older. However, what you may not expect is losing your hair as early as your 20s.
Bad hair days, we all have them and some experts say we experience them up to 3 times a week. If you have less, then you are lucky. But why do we experience then only a couple times a week, not every day?
Hair loss is always a cause for concern, and it can be both troubling and stressful. Those feelings tend to be exacerbated when the hair loss is sudden, or from unusual or inexplicable circumstances. One of those circumstances is what's known as "traction alopecia."
Most people were probably never taught about a connection between oily hair and hair loss, it's not something that is openly discussed by friends and family. Our hygiene, was learned from our parents and grandparents. As kids, all we were told was "wash your hair" when it gets dirty.
Aggressive radiation or chemotherapy rapidly and effectively attack growing cancer cells, but the chance of hair loss while undergoing these therapies is very real. Chemotherapy drugs also attack other rapidly growing cells in the body including those in the roots of your hair.
For many people, weight loss is not only an important way to look and feel better, but it also can be a contributor to better health and a longer life. Many people address their weight concerns with diets, cleanses, or even with weight loss surgery.