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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions

Amy Grimes December 17, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions

How Much Hair Loss Is Normal? Advertisement   Do you frequently see a bundle of your hairs swirling down the shower drain? Don’t get spooked out. “To a certain extent, hair loss in women

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions

Amy Grimes December 16, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions

Are There Any Remedies for Hair Loss?   Luckily, the short answer is Yes.   For the last 20 years there had been a product called Minoxidil that had been clinically proven to work.

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #06 / #16

Amy Grimes December 15, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #06 / #16

Hair Loss Trigger: Extreme Stress   High-level physical or emotional stress can cause you to suddenly shed huge amounts of hair. Examples include: Serious illness or major surgery, Trauma involving blood loss, Severe emotional

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #07 / #12

Amy Grimes December 14, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #07 / #12

Hair Loss Trigger: The Pill   The hormones that suppress ovulation could cause your hair to thin. It’s more likely if you have a family history of hair loss. It might happen when you

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #08 / #11

Amy Grimes December 13, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #08 / #11

Hair Loss Trigger: Childbirth   You might notice your hair seems fuller during pregnancy. That’s because high hormone levels keep resting hairs from falling out. But after the baby comes, things go back to

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #09 / #09

Amy Grimes December 12, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #09 / #09

Hair Loss Trigger: Alopecia Areata   Alopecia areata causes hair to fall out in big patches. The culprit is your own immune system, which attacks healthy hair follicles by mistake. In most cases, the

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #10 / #10

Amy Grimes December 11, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #10 / #10

Hair Loss Trigger: Ringworm   When the ringworm fungus affects your scalp, it triggers a distinct hair loss pattern — itchy, round bald patches. They might also look scaly and red. Your doctor will

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #11 / #13

Amy Grimes December 10, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #11 / #13

Hair Loss Trigger: Crash Diets   You may lose more than weight with a fad diet. And if you drop 15 pounds or more, you might also shed some hair a few months down

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #12 / #14

Amy Grimes December 9, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #12 / #14

Hair Loss Trigger: Tight Hairstyles   It’s no myth: Wearing cornrows or tight ponytails can irritate your scalp and cause hair to fall out. The same goes for using tight rollers. Let your hair

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Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #13 / #17

Amy Grimes December 8, 2011 Comments Off on Women’s Hair Loss: Thinning Hair Causes and Solutions / #13 / #17

Treating Hair Loss: Hair Transplants   This procedure involves moving hair to thinning scalp areas from fuller areas. The trouble is, female pattern baldness causes thin hair all over, so good donor sites may

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