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What Causes Hair Loss

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23 October, 2018


The obesity epidemic is increasing everyday worldwide, but with obesity comes other ailments like diabetes. Click on the article to find out if the diabetic medication Metformin is linked with hair loss. Read More

4 October, 2018


We have all had someone say "don't blow dry your hair unless you wanna go bald", but is this true? Click on the article to find out. Read More

28 September, 2018


Everyday we are reminded of the obesity epidemic that continues to grow worldwide, but what about hair loss is that related to a poor diet too? Click on the article to find out. Read More

31 January, 2018


Since Testim is used to increase the amount of testosterone in the body, the body may be producing more DHT (dihydrotestosterone) - the hormone responsible for androgeneic alopecia (genetic hair loss). Since hereditary baldness is triggered by male androgen hormones such as DHT, those indulging in Testim Hormonal Replacement Therapy may want to discuss hair loss and other repercussions of undergoing this treatment with their doctor. Read More

17 May, 2017


Hair loss can be caused by a number of possible conditions. Though the most common type of thinning hair is androgenic alopecia, a genetic condition caused by the hormone DHT (dihydrotestosterone), a number of other non-genetic factors can be at play that are worth evaluating. Only then can a proper hair loss treatment be recommended. Read More

24 March, 2017


At the beginning of each year, millions of men and women worldwide begin to re-evaluate their bad habits and work to improve their lives. Amongst these New Year's resolutions - exercising, dieting, and getting in shape are some of the most popular. But can regular exercise and weight lifting cause or accelerate hair loss? What about taking dietary supplements or mixing whey protein powder with milk, juice or water? Read More

8 March, 2017


Many old wives tales related to the causes of hair loss are typically passed down to each generation by parents to children. Some are meant as a scare tactic in an attempt to stop certain behavior and others are genuinely believed. For instance, a parent may tell their child that masturbation causes hair loss to prevent them from engaging in what they believe is "immoral" behavior... Read More

26 January, 2017


When you were young, you may have heard many myths about going bald. Children, who don't usually even think about hair loss until their father or a family member tries to jokingly scare them are led to believe that wearing their favorite hat causes hair loss or combing their hair causes baldness. And then of course teenagers who just hit puberty are told by their peers that masturbation causes balding. Is there any truth to any of these claims? Read More

28 July, 2016


Dry shampoo has become increasingly popular among women as an alternative to daily washing with water and traditional shampoo. These alcohol or starch based powdery products require no water to clean hair. Read More

6 July, 2016


Statistically speaking, 40% of men will experience noticeable hair loss by the age of 35. ​That number increases to 65% by the age of 60. Read More

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