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Stimulate Dormant Hair Follicle Growth

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Active hair follicles go through a natural cycle of growth that includes a period of growth, a period of rest, and then shedding or falling out. If you’ve started to notice thinning in certain areas of your scalp, i.e., your hairline receding or a visible bald spot, it may be part of the normal process or it could be the result of dormant hair....

3 Bad Habits that Lead to Thinning Hair

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Some hair loss is unavoidable. In fact, humans lose anywhere between 50 and 100 strands per day. And while genetic or autoimmune conditions affect the hair growth cycle, instigating noticeable balding and thinning, irresponsible actions can also damage sensitive hair follicles and lead to hair loss. Consider (and cease) the following three habits that can thin your hair. 1. Straightening Wet Strands Never, never,...

Ringworm and Hair Loss

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Hearing you or someone you know has ringworm of the scalp may conger up a lot of fearful images. One fearful image if you’re female or male, is losing your hair and going bald. Another fearful image, little circular worms crawling on your scalp. Let’s dispel the crawling worms image first. Ringworm is actually a group of fungi called dermatophytes. The name comes from...

Smoking & Hair Loss

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Will smoking an electronic cigarette (eCigarette, or eCig) cause hair loss? Tobacco is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, according to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nearly a half million deaths are caused by smoking each year, yet an estimated 17% of Americans smoke cigarettes in spite of the well documented health...