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Vitamin D and Hair Loss

  Health & Wellness
We regularly remind you that what you eat is important for your hair health. We talk about foods, calories, and micronutrients. Vitamin D is a perennial topic because vitamin D affects your hair in ways that are not clearly understood. Vitamin D is key to the absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate through the intestine. Vitamin D travels through the bloodstream to the liver...

Scarring and Non-scarring Hair Loss

  alopecia
Scarring-and-non-scarring-hair-loss In general, hair loss can be divided into two big categories: scarring and non-scarring. Scarring hair loss is called cicatricial hair loss, and non-scarring is called non-cicatricial hair loss. Almost all types of hair loss can be classified in this manner. The majority of hair loss types including androgenetic alopecia, which we talk about a lot, is non-cicatricial. So, what’s the difference between...

Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seeds: Good for Your Hair Part 2

  Health & Wellness
We recently talked about how good pumpkin and pumpkin seeds can be for your hair. Pumpkin is high in vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin, zinc, iron, and contains cucurbitacin, a biochemical compound, shown in research to promote hair growth. Pumpkin seeds also have two things that are good for your hair: delta-7-sterine and several phytosterols including beta-sitosterol. Here's a few ways to easily add...

The New Possible Benefits of Finasteride

  Health & Wellness
Finasteride, also known by its brand names, Propecia and Proscar, is one of only two drugs approved by the FDA for the treatment of hair loss. Finasteride originally came on the scene in 1992 as a treatment for an enlarged prostate. Over time scientists noticed that the drug helped with hair loss and, in fact, inhibited dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the scalp. Now a recent...

The Leading Non-Surgical Hair Restoration Options

  Capillus Red Light Treatment
When it comes to hair loss treatment, you might be surprised to learn of the numerous non-surgical hair restoration methods outside of the traditional hair transplant. For some, these are the only possibilities for hair regrowth. Typically, women are not good candidates for hair surgery due to the diffuse pattern of thinning associated with female pattern hair loss (FHPL), a type of hereditary hair...

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

  Health & Wellness
Hair washing depends on three main factors; your hair type, lifestyle, and how oily your hair gets after cleansing your hair with shampoo. Ideally, we should wash our hair when it needs to stay naturally moisturized while keeping it healthy and clean, free of follicle-clogging and unnecessary build-up. This, however, varies depending on how often your natural oils appear as you live through your...

Capillus Announces Its New 6-Minute Laser Therapy Treatment

  Capillus Red Light Treatment
We are excited to unveil an even more convenient way to treat hair loss with treatments of just 6 minutes daily on all of its laser therapy caps. Same energy output in less time! All FDA-cleared models (Capillus82™, Capillus202™, Capillus272Pro™ and CapillusRX™) are now equipped with the same clinically proven technology physicians have used for years to treat thinning hair at home or on...

3 Signs Hair Loss is Ruining Your Life

  alopecia
Hair loss is nothing to joke about, especially because of the emotional and psychological effects that follow. Although hair loss is fairly common in both men and women, it often leads to a compromised sense of self-image and the potential to negatively impact other aspects of one’s life. An estimated 50 percent of men experience hair loss before they turn 50. While less common,...