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Understanding Hypothyroidism & Hair Loss

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Understanding Hypothyroidism & Hair Loss

While most cases of hair loss in men are due to male pattern baldness, hair loss in women can be more complicated. A thyroid disorder that causes hypothyroidism is just one of the many possible causes of hair loss in women. Luckily, in most cases, this condition is reversible. Keep reading to learn more about hypothyroidism hair loss. What Causes Hypothyroidism Hair Loss? The thyroid is a small gland at the base of the throat that produces hormones that regulate many of the body’s systems. While there are many types of thyroid conditions, two of the most common involve irregular...

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The Best Hair Masks You Can Make at Home

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The Best Hair Masks You Can Make at Home

Hair masks are the best way to strengthen and add shine to hair, which is especially important if your hair is dry or thinning. However, professional hair masks can be  expensive. Luckily, you can DIY your own hair mask at home with ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen. Whether your hair is dry, thinning or oily, keep reading for a recipe for the best hair mask that you can make at home! 5 Best Hair Mask Recipes Strengthen Hair with Eggs This egg-based concoction is the best hair mask for preventing breakage. Why? Because the protein found in...

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Can You Make Hair Grow Faster?

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Can You Make Hair Grow Faster?

Is a too-short haircut making you wish your hair would grow faster? We’ve all been there. Of course your hair will eventually grow out, but is there a way to increase your hair growth speed and make hair grow faster? Keep reading to find out. Determining Hair Growth Speed At most, hair grows one-half inch per month. That’s only six inches per year – max! Everyone’s hair grows at different rates. The hair at which your speed grows during the anagen phase of the hair growth cycle is determined by a number of factors, including genetics, age, hair type and...

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Male Pattern Baldness Explained

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Male Pattern Baldness Explained

If you’re looking a little thin up top, you’re certainly in good company. More than 50% of all men over the age of 50 have experienced hair loss. Around 95% of that hair loss is male pattern baldness, or Androgenic Alopecia. In fact, male pattern baldness affects about 50 million men in the United States. So what are your options if you start to go bald? Keep reading to find out! What is Male Pattern Baldness? It’s thought that male pattern baldness, otherwise known as androgenic alopecia, is caused by hair follicles that are more sensitive than usual to a...

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DHT Hair Loss in Women and Men

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DHT Hair Loss in Women and Men

Androgenic alopecia, also known as DHT hair loss, is by far the most common type of hair loss. In fact, DHT hair loss affects 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States alone. While the odds of having DHT hair loss are slim as an adolescent or teen, the risk increases with age. So what is DHT and why does it cause hair loss? Keep reading to find out. What is DHT? Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is an androgen hormone, a type of male sex hormone found in both men and women. Androgens are responsible for biological male characteristics...

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