Zinc And Hair Loss

Zinc Facts Before anything else, here are some facts about zinc that you should know. First, zinc is a trace mineral that is found in the body. It plays a vital part in many bodily processes and functions such as in cell reproduction, hormonal balance, proper absorption of vitamins, and in protein synthesis. All these processes are vital for proper hair growth such that an … Continue reading Zinc And Hair Loss

How Is Female Hair Loss Treated

How is female hair loss treated? Doctors may also test for levels of ferritin (a protein that indicates the amount of total body iron stores). New research suggests levels may be low in women with hair loss. Iron supplements may help. Also new is the HairMax Laser Comb. It’s a red light therapy hairbrush-like device that increases circulation and the biological march that makes hair. … Continue reading How Is Female Hair Loss Treated

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 have a real effect on your self-esteem. The good news … Continue reading Medication Induced Hair Loss

Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Rythmol (propafenone) and Hair Loss

There are several prescription medications that cause hair loss, but it seems as if the doctors never disclose the information until after the side effects are prominent. When we first start to notice hair loss the best thing to do is to immediately address the issue. The first thing that we should do is talk with a doctor and let them know about the problem … Continue reading Coumadin (warfarin sodium), Rythmol (propafenone) and Hair Loss

What Is Trichology?

Trichology is the branch of dermatology that deals with the scientific study of the health of hair and scalp. Trichologists are hair and scalp specialists (one type a skin specialist) who diagnose the causes of hair fall, hair breakage, hair thinning, miniaturization of hairs ; diseases of the scalp and treat according to cause. The World Trichology Society is an organization dedicated to educating, supporting and promoting trichologists … Continue reading What Is Trichology?

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 skin tone wanna hold your head high because you’re a … Continue reading Part 4: Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

Part 2: Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing

Self-esteem and Hair. Is there a connection? A Black Woman’s Hair…….That phrase alone can transpire into so many different conversations, but we are going to continue our conversation on hair weave and the impact it has on black women and our communities. Many women and young girls are taking wearing hair weave way to lightly and some so called professionals are doing the same. Black … Continue reading Part 2: Hair Weave And The Damage It’s Causing