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What Are The Psychological Effects Of Hair Loss ?

Hair loss and baldness can cause stress for many people.   This can be attributed to the psychology of appearance. Hair is considered an essential part of overall identity.   This is particularly relevant to women for whom hair usually represents femininity and attractiveness.  Males often associate a full head of hair …

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Hair Loss Fiction And Truths

Fiction #1 Baldness is genetically determined from your father’s side of the family. Truth: Hereditary hair loss can be inherited from either your mother’s or your father’s side of the family. Generally speaking, the more relatives that you have who are either bald or have experienced hair loss, the odds …

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What Research Is Being Carried Out To Help Prevent Or Cure Hair Loss ?

There are various strands of research being carried out into hair loss and ways in which human hair that is lost may be re-grown.  Some of this research is continuing whilst others may prove to be commercially viable, subject to the outcome of further testing and clinical trialing. ·         While …

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How Can I Hide My Hair Loss ?

The classic method that many people resort to when trying to camouflage their hair loss is the “comb over”. This technique involves restyling the remaining hair to cover the thin or balding area.   This method is usually only a temporary fix and may be effective when the area of hair …

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How Can I Stop My Hair Loss And Regain My Hair ?

With early detection, professional consultation and specialist products, the effects of hair loss can be reduced or delayed.  If the cause of hair loss is reversible, such as a bodily response to an underlying medical condition, it is possible to stop hair loss by treating the deficiency or prescribing a …

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How Is Hair Loss Diagnosed ?

Your Hairdresser / Barber   As mentioned in the preceding section, barbers and hair stylists can play a valuable role in detecting or diagnosing thinning hair.  In a lot of cases, they will be the first person to notice it, and they can often suggest options to help address the …

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What are the signs that a person will suffer hair loss ?

Abnormal daily hair loss   Each person has roughly between 100,000 to 150,000 hairs on their head.   It is normal to lose an average of around 100 hairs a day as part of the hair growth cycle.   Therefore, to maintain a normal volume of hair, a person needs to replace …

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Hair Loss In Women

Women may develop female pattern baldness.  In this form of hair loss, the hair can become thin over the entire scalp rather than a patch of baldness.  Often, the frontal hairline is preserved but the density or volume of hair is lessened on all areas of the scalp. It is …

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What factors may cause excessive hair loss ?

Excessive hair loss may be caused by a range of different things.   These causal factors may bring on a temporary loss of hair (which may be known as telogen effluvium) whereas others may have longer term effects.   Sometimes, a few months after a person experiences an illness or undergoes a …

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Human Hair

The human body is covered with thousands upon thousands of hair follicles with the exceptions being the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, genitals and lips.  Hair follicles are pouch-like tubes of skin cells that house the hair root.  Most hair follicles are minute and many of the …

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