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?
This week we will cover several hormonal topics – acne, PCOS, menopause, weight, PMS, and sex. The most common type of hair loss is Androgenetic Alopecia, but female hair loss can also be caused by hormones. Many women have hair follicles that are overly sensitive to testosterone, so shedding occurs, even though testosterone levels may be normal. A decline in … [Read more...] about Hormones and Hair Loss
When it comes to our hair, most of us worry most about what to do with it: how short to cut it, how to style it, whether to color it once it begins to go gray. But experts say that our hair says a lot more about us than how closely we follow the latest styles. In fact, the health of our hair and scalp can be a major tip-off to a wide variety of health conditions. Is Your … [Read more...] about 8 Things Your Hair Says About Your Health