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Trichotillomania Help

Help for Trichotillomania Suffers One of the most common forms of hair loss is called Trichotillomania. Trich is defined as a condition that makes the individual feel the need to pull out their own hair, mostly in large chunks. There are around 4,000,000 people nationwide who struggle with it. Studies have shown that trich can begin as early as 9, ages 12-13 being the most prominent group to suffer with this, and ongoing through adulthood. Luckily, pre-teens can often outgrow trichotillomania, but sadly, adults usually require some professional therapy and counseling. There are more consequences to trichotillomania than just permanent hair loss. Continually pulling your hair out can also lead to infection and even gastrointestinal issues if swallowed. Being inactive while [...]

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: trichotillomania|Comments Off on Trichotillomania Help

Are You Washing Your Hair Wrong?

If you want your hair and scalp to be healthy then you need to clean them both the right way. A lot of hair products contain fragrances, preservatives and chemical ingredients which can cause a buildup, or residue to form on your scalp which can lead to blocked follicles and inhibition of hair growth. There are a number of do’s and don’ts you should follow if you want your hair to look healthy and shiny and not dull and brittle. Do this for Healthy Hair Choose a shampoo that is sulfate-free. They are gentler on your hair and they are paraben free. Shampoo your hair at least once a week. Getting rid of the buildup that can form on your [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Washing Your Hair Wrong?

Does Hair Loss Increase During the Summer?

You may have heard the old wives’ tale that people lose more hair in the summer months than any other time of the year. This old wives’ tales is actually true. There are studies that show that we actually do shed more hair in the summer and especially during the month of July. We all shed hair every day and that is perfectly normal for both men and women. We actually lose up to 100 hairs a day. The extra hair loss you might see during the summer is because of a higher rate of telogen. Telogen is the resting phase for hair follicles and a normal part of the hair growth cycle. Hair Growth Cycle: Anagen (Growing Phase) The [...]

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: female hair loss|Comments Off on Does Hair Loss Increase During the Summer?

What is Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia?

Centrifugal Cicatrical Alopecia also goes by the name Scarring Alopecia. Centrifugal Cicatrical Alopecia is the term that is used to describe a certain disorder that affects the hair follicle. It can be a serious condition which can also lead to permanent hair loss. The good news is that there are excellent non-surgical hair replacement solutions to help alopecia sufferers lead normal productive lives. Often Centrifugal Cicatrical Alopecia isn’t a sudden condition. It is however unpredictable. It occurs at a different speed and at different levels for each person that gets this disorder, which is why it can be hard to diagnose. For some, hair loss can progress over several years. For others, it may progress without any symptoms but impact [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: female hair loss|Comments Off on What is Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia?

Could I Have A Full Head of Hair for Summer?

Before you know it, we will be into the summer weather and that means we will be looking forward to spending time outdoors around the pool, going for long hikes, bike riding and just getting together with friends. Unfortunately, there are men and women for whom the thought of summer activities brings on a great deal of anxiety because they suffer from hair loss. This common problem is something that men and women both suffer from at some point in our lives. For some it can begin in their early twenties, for others, it can happen at any point even into old age. For the most part, our hairs longevity and thickness come from our genes and our overall health [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Categories: hair replacement|Tags: , |Comments Off on Could I Have A Full Head of Hair for Summer?

What is Follicular Micro Pigmentation?

Follicular Scalp Micro Pigmentation For those individuals looking for a solution for their hair loss, the are several options available. There is one option that is making a lot of headlines as of late and that is Follicular Micro Pigmentation, also referred to as scalp micropigmentation. It is a non-surgical option using a technique to replicate the appearance of hair follicles. It is particularly helpful when used in conjunction with hair transplant surgery to give a fuller, thicker looking result. How does the Follicular Micro Pigmentation work? Follicular Micro Pigmentation (FMP) uses micro-needles to inject pigment into the scalp recreating the appearance of each individual hair follicle. Depending on what each individual patient needs, the procedure can help give more [...]

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: hair transplants|Comments Off on What is Follicular Micro Pigmentation?