The health of our hair and scalp can be a major tip-off to a variety of issues. But can bad habits make hair thinning possible? The answer to that is yes. Genetics determine if hair loss is simply a predisposition, but there are certain bad habits and lifestyle choices that we make that could be causing it to look and feel thinner. Not shampooing … [Read more...] about Hair Thinning Due To Bad Habits
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?
A Master Plan for Hair Loss: Defeat Chronic Inflammation
Since Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s chef revealed that the couple has sworn off a group of foods called nightshades because “they’re not anti-inflammatory,” the Internet has been throwing SHADE at inflammation! (zing!) But inflammation isn't always bad, particularly acute inflammation. Simply put, it’s the ultimate defense your body … [Read more...] about A Master Plan for Hair Loss: Defeat Chronic Inflammation
The Best Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Having dry hair and skin in the winter months can be irritating and tiresome. The skin and hair are reflections of a balanced and nutritious diet. Clear, moist and glowing skin is a sign of optimal nutrition. Hair that is flexible, shiny and vibrant also shows your inner health. Although nutrition is important in maintaining healthy skin and hair, some factors cannot be … [Read more...] about The Best Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Is Your Hair Loss Caused By Systemic Inflammation
If you have chronic inflammation, your immune system goes into overdrive and attacks healthy cells. This condition is linked to Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and depression. Here are seven ways to assess your risk. 1. Your Hair Loss And Shedding Won't Stop or Slow Down If you notice your hair loss has gotten worse over the last few years and you still … [Read more...] about Is Your Hair Loss Caused By Systemic Inflammation
Can Alkaline Water Help With Hair Loss
Can Alkaline Water Help With Hair Loss? As alluring as it sounds, the answer is no, says Stanley Goldfarb, MD, hydration expert and professor at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. “If you drink a lot of alkaline water, all you’re going to do is pee out a huge amount of alkaline material. There really is no rationale for this,” Goldfarb explains. Yes, maintaining … [Read more...] about Can Alkaline Water Help With Hair Loss
6 Reasons Why Laser Hair Therapy Will Work For You
Laser Hair Therapy has been around for years now and we are still learning new ways in which it can heal different parts of the body. Laser Therapy when treated for hair loss stimulates blood flow in the follicles, thus allowing the hair to grow faster. Before we get into the 6 reasons why laser hair therapy will work for you, let's explore the … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons Why Laser Hair Therapy Will Work For You
Can Sugar Cause Hair Loss?
Can sugar cause hair loss? We get this question quite often in our clinic. First, there are various different sugars derived from different sources so let's break them down. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose, fructose and galactose. The common table sugar used as food is sucrose, a disaccharide. In the body, sucrose hydrolyses into fructose and … [Read more...] about Can Sugar Cause Hair Loss?
Young Women and Hair Loss
Losing your hair can be a catastrophic experience and it could be particularly traumatizing for a women given the social stigma attached to it. Hair Loss can affect your psychological and emotional personality. Women can suffer from hair loss in all age groups ranging from 10-70 years. It becomes noticeable during your shower, while you are brushing it, … [Read more...] about Young Women and Hair Loss