• Minoxidil - Real and Effective Hair Regrowth

    Minoxidil - Real and Effective Hair Regrowth
      To this day, only two FDA-approved medications have been developed to tackle hair loss - minoxidil and finasteride. For today, we’ll be talking about minoxidil.  Minoxidil’s effectiveness is astounding, especially when fighting androgenetic alopecia. However, we do need to come clean about something: the exact way that minoxidil is able to fight pattern hair loss is not that well understood. It’s a science...
  • Can Breast Cancer Cause Hair Loss?

    Can Breast Cancer Cause Hair Loss?
      What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the unregulated growth of cells in your breasts. The breast is composed of three different parts: the lobules, ducts, and connective tissue. According to the CDC, the kind of breast cancer you get is determined by where in those three parts of the breast become cancerous. The two most common forms of breast cancer are invasive...
  • Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?

    Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?
      Introduction     The body is an incredibly complex machine, and many systems are running simultaneously in order to make sure you can function properly everyday. Diabetes seeks to disrupt this balance by affecting the way the systems in your body acquire energy from food.1 Some of those systems include the production of new hair. So can diabetes cause hair loss? In short,...