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    Aging Changes in Your Hair

    Nothing is worse than looking at our bodies changing with age. Wouldn’t you agree with me? We keep wishing that we could stop it, delay it somehow, but it is inevitable. Just like our skin, our hair too faces the cruel effects of aging. The original hair quality, quantity, and hair color of...
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    How to Stop Hair from Falling due to PCOS?

    What is PCOS? PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a hormonal disorder in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens or male sex hormones. There are numerous small cysts formed in the ovaries. What happens in PCOS? The extra male hormones in PCOS act on the female body and...
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    Hairstyles That Can Lead to Hair Loss

    You might be using the best hair care products, shampoos, hair masks, might be going for expensive hair spa treatments, but if you still find yourself losing a handful of hair in a single day, you might want to consider reading this. In this article, I will open your eyes to the basic reason...
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    How to Treat Hormonal Hair loss?

    Hair loss can be a result of so many causes out there! Did you know that if you have a habit of obsessively pulling your hair, it might be a disorder? It’s a psychological disorder called Trichotillomania. This alone may cause 40-70% of hair loss from a person’s head. Well, that is one cause...
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    Why Do You Have Hair Loss in Cancer?

    It is always assumed that cancer causes hair loss. But here’s the thing: It does not. Then why do we lose a lot of hair during cancer? It is actually because of the treatment of cancer, not cancer itself. No doubt, cancer is a very deadly disease that takes a huge toll on our health. As of...
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    What is Alopecia Areata? How does it Affect Your Hair?

    Alopecia is a medical term for hair loss. Alopecia Areata refers to a medical condition in which hair starts to fall in patches. It is an autoimmune disease of the skin that causes hair loss on any hair-bearing part of the body. People from any gender, age, and ethnic group can suffer from...
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    Everything You Need to Know about Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and Hair Loss

    Hashimoto thyroiditis is a condition that refers to long-term inflammation of thyroid glands. This is an autoimmune disease that promotes antibodies in your body that inflame and attacks thyroid glands. Your immune system instead of protecting thyroid tissues attacks and damages it. It most...
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    5 Infections That Cause Hair Loss

    Hair loss is a great topic of concern for many of us. Everyone faces the problem of hair loss at some point of time in life. Sometimes it might be natural, like that due to old age and pregnancy. Other times, it might be due to stress, diet, or disease. While there is nothing we can do about...
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    5 Autoimmune Diseases that Cause Hair Fall

    Hair loss could be due to a gazillion reasons! The most dreaded of them all are due to diseases. The most common diseases that cause hair loss are autoimmune diseases. "Autoimmune disease" is a condition where your body produces an immune reaction against its own cells by mistaking them as the...
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    What Diseases Cause Hair Loss?

    Hair loss happens all the time naturally. Every healthy person loses 50 to 100 hair every day. It is not prominent because new hair grows at the same time. Hair fall is declared when the number of falling hair increase without having new growth of hair. Different health conditions, diseases...
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    What Cancer Treatments Cause Hair Loss or Thinning?

    Hair loss or thinning is caused as a secondary outcome of cancer treatments. The degree and type of hair loss can be different from case to case. Chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immune therapy, radiotherapy, and endocrine therapies can lead to various hair disorders. Hair thinning, complete or...
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    Why does Chemotherapy Cause Hair Loss?

    Living with a disease like cancer is horrible. The side effects of its treatment are even more depressing. Chemotherapy is recommended when there is a chance of cancer cells spreading in the body. One of the most feared side effects of chemotherapy is hair loss. Hair loss occurs because...
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    How to Care for Your Hair During Cancer Treatments

    Most people don't value their hair until they start losing it. If you are someone who has gone through chemotherapy or has seen a loved one go through it, you may know what we are talking about. One of the biggest drawbacks of going through chemo is not just the pain but also the mental trauma...
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    Why Do You Have Hair Loss?

    Hormonal Conditions PCOS Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder causing cysts in the ovaries of women in the reproductive age groups. It causes excessive production of male hormones, i.e. androgens, which leads to hirsutism, virilism and causes irregular periods. Virilism and...
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    Why Do You Have Hair Loss?

    It is always better to know the "what" before the "why". So: What is Hair Loss? Alopecia is the medical term. Let me start with a disclosure: according to the American Academy of Dermatology, a daily shedding of 50-100 hairs is normal. So if this is you, you can stop panicking right here...
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