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The Importance of Vitamin D

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The Importance of Vitamin D The Importance of Vitamin D Getting enough nutrition, protein, calories, and vitamins are all important for hair health. Vitamin D, however, is so important and so often deficient in Americans that it belongs in a class by itself. There is no doubt that a vitamin D deficiency can be a factor in hair loss, but it’s not clear whether...

Can Depression Cause Hair Loss?

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Can Depression Cause Hair Loss? One question that we receive regularly is can depression cause hair loss? We know that there is a relationship between depression and hair loss, but hair loss can also cause depression. So, is the depression causing the hair loss or is the hair loss causing depression? Stress does appear to contribute to hair loss. And we know that hormonal...

5 Tips For Choosing A Hair Loss Specialist

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You’re concerned about your hair loss, but not sure which professional to call first? Should you schedule an appointment to discuss your concerns with your primary medical professional or medical subspecialist such as a dermatologist or endocrinologist? Maybe you would like to talk to a hair loss non-surgical specialist or a hair restoration surgeon. Understanding what is prompting you to seek treatment can also...

What Foods Make Hair Grow Faster?

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Many people are shocked to learn that eating certain foods can make hair grow faster. However, faster growing hair is not only a matter of eating well. Hormones, stress, and genetics also play a vital role in determining just how fast and thick your hair will grow. And while you can't do anything about genetics, you can make healthy lifestyle choices that will encourage...

Children and Hair Loss

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When Aria was eight years old, she started losing her hair. As with most children who have alopecia, it started with a small bald patch below her ponytail, and slowly spread until she was completely bald. As a young child, she sometimes found it difficult to deal with the children who made fun of her and the adults who stared at her with sympathetic...

What Makes the Best Laser Hair Treatment?

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What makes the best laser hair treatment effective? For years, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been regarded as one of the most effective non-surgical treatments for hair loss. Consumers have a variety of products to choose from, including laser combs, in-office laser “dome” devices, and at-home laser therapy caps. There are several factors to consider when shopping for a laser therapy product. The most...