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Some Useful Tips!

Hair Loss on Temples: Can It Be Prevented or Treated?

Hair Loss on Temples: Can It Be Prevented or Treated?

Hair loss on temples Many people experience hair loss at some point in their lives. While hair might begin thinning or falling for some people at a young age, most often, people experience the condition later in adulthood as they reach their 30s, 40s, or 50s. Hair loss can occur on your temples — the region on the side of your head, behind your eyes and between your ear and forehead. This hair loss can be a result of a number of conditions. The earlier you speak with a medical professional, the better chance you have of minimizing hair loss and even...

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The Life-Changing Magic of Cutting Your Hair

The Life-Changing Magic of Cutting Your Hair

My hair does this funny thing where it likes to remind me about the lack of control I have in my life. On good days, it’s like a Pantene commercial and I feel more positive and ready to take on the day. On bad days, my hair gets frizzy, greasy, and becomes a trigger for mounting anxiety and irritation. Once, while I was having doubts about a new relationship, I watched Netflix’s newest Gilmore Girls season where Emily Gilmore is cleaning out her house based on Marie Kondō’s book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. My house is going to...

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Biotin for Hair Growth: Does It Work?

Biotin for Hair Growth: Does It Work?

Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin that’s a part of the vitamin B family. It’s also known as vitamin H. Your body needs biotin to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of your hair, skin, and nails. If you aren’t getting enough biotin, you may experience hair loss or a scaly red rash. However, a deficiency is rare. In most cases, the biotin you get from your diet is enough for you to reap the health benefits it offers. Still, many people are increasing their intake in hopes of additional benefits. Keep...

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How to Grow Hair Faster: 6 Tips for Growth

How to Grow Hair Faster: 6 Tips for Growth

How fast does hair really grow? We are born with the total amount of hair follicles we will ever have over our lifetime. There may be about 5 million on our body, but our head has about 100,000 follicles. As we age, some follicles stop producing hair, which is how baldness or hair thinning occurs. The American Academy of Dermatology says that hair grows about 1/2 inch per month on average. That's a grand total of about 6 inches per year for the hair on your head. How fast your hair grows will depend on your: age specific hair type overall...

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What Medications Can Cause Hair Loss, and What Can You Do About It?

What Medications Can Cause Hair Loss, and What Can You Do About It?

Overview Hair loss, or alopecia, is a condition both men and women may experience during their lives as a result of health-related issues, genetics, and medications. Some forms of hair loss are temporary, while others, like pattern baldness, are permanent. Medications and hair loss Hair loss is a common side effect of many medications. Most of the time, these drugs only cause temporary hair loss that goes away once you’ve adjusted to or stopped taking the medicine. These medications damage the hair follicles themselves, disrupting growth at different stages. Two kinds of hair loss may occur. One is telogen effluvium, or short-term, temporary hair...

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