Archive for the ‘HAIR LOSS FACTS’ Category
Posted by Gary Heron, on November 27th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, TRICHOTALK, RSS
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 26 November 2007 Smoking is known to make your legs fall off. Now, it appears, it makes your hair fall out, too – and possibly for the same reasons. A study of Asian men, renowned for hanging on to their hair compared with follically-challenged Europeans and Americans, found puffing [...] - More on The bald facts: Smokers risk hair loss – as well as fatal illnesses.
Posted by Gary Heron, on November 26th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, RSS
Mon Nov 19, 2007 CHICAGO (Reuters) – While Asian men generally have less trouble than Caucasians with the most common form of hereditary male baldness, smoking cigarettes may erase that edge, researchers said on Monday. Smoking may destroy hair follicles, interfere with the way blood and hormones are circulated in the scalp or increase the [...] - More on Smoking accelerates men’s hair loss: Study.
Posted by Gary Heron, on November 8th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, TRICHOTALK, RSS
Biostim Hair Stimulant Answer: Saw palmetto is a small palm tree native to the eastern part of the United States. The berries contain a biologically active component similar in action to finasteride. The fat-soluble part of these berries has been shown to inhibit the conversion of testosterone into the active form, much like finasteride. Although [...] - More on Is It True That Saw Palmetto (Biostim) Is Better for Treating Hair Loss Better Than Finasteride?
Posted by Gary Heron, on October 29th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, RSS
Answer: Hair is made in tiny pockets in the skin called hair follicles. Each scalp hair has a normal life cycle. Most scalp hairs last about three years and grow about 1 cm a month. After a period of time: approximately three years, each hair on the scalp comes to the end of its life [...] - More on What is the normal life cycle of a hair?
Posted by Gary Heron, on August 30th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, RSS
Question: Is my hair loss permanent? What is a hair growth cycle? Answer: It is normal to lose 75-100 individual hairs daily. With male pattern baldness, new hair growth is diminishing in taking the place of hairs that are shed. Hair is constantly growing in cycles. These cycles are as follows: ANAGEN – This is the [...] - More on Is My Hair Loss Permanent? What Is A Hair Growth Cycle?