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The bald truth: separating myth from fact

Baldness and hair loss has been surrounded by myths and untruths for hundreds of years and for all that time there have been lotions and potions promoted and sold as a miracle cure for the condition

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How to Stop a Receding Hairline

A receding hairline is very common among men as they begin to get older. You might start to notice the signs of it at age 25 and above. While it’s normal, it can be a very upsetting experience. However, there are things you can do to slow hair ...

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The ultimate hair loss guide

The general medical term for hair loss is alopecia.  Hair grows everywhere on the body with the exception of the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands, eyelids and belly button, it is just that many of the hairs are so fine that they are ...

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Alopecia areata

This is an autoimmune condition and can present with a wide degree of severity from appearing as one hair loss patch on the scalp to hair loss over the entire body.  The term ‘autoimmune’ describes a situation where the body’s ...

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Thyroid problems and hair loss

Losing your hair is never a pleasant experience and there are a number of reasons why this could be happening. Thyroid problems are one possible cause for hair loss and getting the appropriate treatment can help to regain the hair lost during this ti...

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Top ten hair loss myths

Hair loss is a problem that has existed for human beings for time immemorial and over that great length of time, myths and legends have grown up around the issue.  Many of the answers to questions such as when it happens, why it happens, how it ...

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What causes hair loss in women?

We all know that most men will experience hair loss to some extent during their lives but it is less well known that hair loss in women is also relatively common. For most women, their hair is their ‘crowning glory’ and the prospect of lo...

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Does stress cause hair loss?

It may sound unbelievable, but stress can induce hair loss. Anxiety and stress can have both mental and physical features, including headaches, nausea, sweating, trembling, rashes and hair loss. Hair loss does not happen in everyone who experiences s...