Medication Induced Hair Loss

    Medication is designed to treat a variety of health conditions, but sometimes they can have unwanted side effects – including changes to your hair. Certain medicines can contribute to excess hair growth, changes in hair colour or texture, or even hair loss. Medication-induced hair loss, like any other type of hair loss, can … Continue reading Medication Induced Hair Loss

Part 4: Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

There's so many-a girls I hear you been running from the beautiful queen that you could be becoming you can look at my palm and see the storm coming read the book of my life and see I've overcome it. Just because the length of your hair ain't long and they criticize you for your … Continue reading Part 4: Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

Part 1: The Impact Hair Weave Has On Black Women. Has It Become Addictive? Head2Toe Magazine takes a look into the impact hair weave has on black women and the community. We believe that black women have become so addicted to hair weave that it can almost be considered a drug. Hair weave has not … Continue reading Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

What is Alopecia?

Alopecia areata is a common disease that results in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body. There are three types of alopecia areata; alopecia areata, alopecia areata totalis and alopecia areata universalis. In all forms of alopecia areata, the hair follicles remain alive and are ready to resume normal hair production … Continue reading What is Alopecia?

Hair loss isn’t just a problem for men

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Hair loss in womenIf you recall your mother crying that your antics were causing her to pull her hair out, she may have not been far from the truth. Traditionally considered a man’s disease, thinning hair and hair loss can also become a problem for women. Fortunately, in many cases, it’s temporary or treatable.

According to the American Hair Loss Association, women make up 40 percent of Americans suffering from hair loss. It’s normal to lose 100 hairs a day, but significant hair loss is a symptom of something else going on in the body, and you should see your doctor to find the root cause.

While factors such as normal aging or chemotherapy cancer treatment are commonly known to cause hair loss, many causes are harder to pinpoint. These include:

Female pattern baldness: More than half of all women with hair loss suffer from female pattern baldness, which runs in families, and…

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