It's impossible to ignore the fact that our phones have become an intricate part of our day to day activity and for some a non-stop, obsessive routine. When you are in public now you'll notice how many peoples heads are down staring into a tiny screen oblivious of what is going on around them. You'll see the stress on their faces as they are bombarded with information. … [Read more...] about Learn to Breathe Again
Why Is My Hair Breaking? Trichorrhexis Nodosa Explained
Trichorrhexis nodosa is a defect in the hair shaft characterized by thickening or weak points (nodes) that cause the hair to break off with ease. This condition contributes to the appearance of hair loss, lack of growth, and damaged-looking hair. Why? Genes can be a factor. External factors such as blow-drying, over-brushing, perming, or excessive chemical use, can … [Read more...] about Why Is My Hair Breaking? Trichorrhexis Nodosa Explained
Female Pattern Hair Loss
Half of ALL women have thinning hair. Thinning can start as early as puberty or later around age 40, with reasons for every age in between. If the condition runs in your family and you’ve noticed your hair looking thinner than a few years ago, you may have the beginning stages of female pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia). It's important to arm yourself with the … [Read more...] about Female Pattern Hair Loss
Is There A Cure For Alopecia Areata?
Alopecia Areata is the clinical term for circular hair loss. Triggered by an autoimmune disease for which stress is the primary cause, there is no perfect cure. When alopecia areata is triggered, your body fails to recognize itself and attacks healthy hair follicles as though it were foreign inflammation. Ranging from scalp hair to beard hair, the areata, or spots, … [Read more...] about Is There A Cure For Alopecia Areata?
Hair Loss due to Iron Deficiency?
One of the primary causes of hair loss in premenopausal women is an iron deficiency. If worried about hair loss, your doctor has probably already tested you for anemia by running a panel of iron levels. But even with results suggesting normal levels—you could unknowingly, still be low on this essential vitamin. The body’s reserve of protein, called ferritin, can actually … [Read more...] about Hair Loss due to Iron Deficiency?