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The Hair Necessities

Let’s get your crowning glory back ! It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or woman. A full head of hair is the hallmark of youth and vitality. Most of the times, we see shampoo commercials and hair restoration serums which promise to grow a luscious head of hair. But, does it work? Well, if it does, I guess, you won’t be reading this blog post. You can move along… but if you want to find out more on what advanced medical treatments can do, stick around ! =) Treating hair loss depends on the cause as well. If you …

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Finding the root problem

Seeking out the root problem ( pun intended) is very important to treat hair loss ! Are you stressed out about events that have been happening in your life? Do you subconsciously tug at your hairs when you’re stressed? Or eating less? Binging on high sodium junk food? One of the genetic causes of hair loss is male pattern baldness. Male pattern baldness is characteristic of a ‘M’ shape and hair loss from the crown. This is due to androgens, namely dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in genetically susceptible people. DHT is believed to shorten the growth, or anagen phase from a usual …

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A hairy short post on hair anatomy

Sighing when you see many strands of hair littered all over your room? Dread picking up that lump of hair stuck at the manhole every time you shower? Well, to be honest, hair loss is a common problem that most people will inevitably suffer at a point in their lives.  It is normal for us to lose 50 – 100 strands of hair daily. But when the number of hair lost is more than the growth, then it could be really distressing. First of all, it’s important to understand the anatomy of our hair. Our scalp have a few layers …