Even more reasons for your hair loss part 2: Birth control that can promote hair gain

Even more reasons for your hair loss part 2: Birth control that can promote hair gain

As mentioned in part 1 of this mini-series, birth control pills have the potential to promote hair loss or hair gain. The likelihood of each option depends on multiple factors including the combination of hormones in your particular brand of pill and your own body characteristics. Hormones are an essential

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Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

With the prevalence of pattern baldness, hair loss is a reasonably common phenomenon. Moreover many of the current hair restoration options as well as ongoing research is targeted to those with male, and sometimes female, pattern baldness. Despite this there are countless reasons for hair loss including congenital disorders. Monilethrix,

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Extreme Shedding Part 2: Triggers and Catalysts

Extreme Shedding Part 2: Triggers and Catalysts

In my last post I described the relatively common phenomenon of telogen effluvium, where growth cycles of the hair follicles synchronize, resulting in extreme shedding and an abundance of clogged shower drains. The sheer volume of hair loss can be frightening and upsetting, as well as tough on your vacuum

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Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

There are currently only two drugs with United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) approval for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia; topical minoxidil (Rogaine®), and oral finasteride (Propecia®). Although these drugs have proven to be effective at reversing hair loss, they are associated with a variety of side effects

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