Losing your hair at any age is a traumatic experience, but if it happens in your teenage years, it can be even worse. Since most people lose some degree of hair as they get older, thinning and/or receding hair is associated with aging. That means hair loss is a condition that can make us look… Continue reading Teenage Hair Loss – Causes and Possible Treatments
Sebum is a natural substance secreted by the sebaceous glands and present on the hair and skin. However, a buildup of sebum which can occur over time may lead to follicle blockage and possibly even hair loss. This can get even worse when the fatty substance combines with other debris – including dead skin cells,… Continue reading Clogged and Blocked Scalp – Is It Linked to Hair Loss?
There are a number of ways in which your diet can affect your hair health. Inflammation, blood toxicity and acidosis, hormonal imbalance, nutrient deficiencies, allergies and poor microbiome health are all determined mainly by your diet and there is strong evidence they also affect the health of your hair. Removing the main offenders, the biggest… Continue reading Food Types That Can Cause Hair Loss
For men and women alike, hair is their crowning glory. But what happens when you look in the mirror and notice – to your complete horror – that your hairline has begun to recede? A receding hairline is a common occurrence, even in people with long and otherwise healthy hair. In this post, I’ll further… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Receding Hairlines: Causes, Timeline, and Natural Treatments
Minoxidil, commonly sold under the trade name Rogaine, has long been held as the “gold standard” for topical hair regrowth treatments. Yet there are alternatives touted as “safe,” “natural,” and “effective,” by many online sources — but are they, really? This article will delve deep into the research to determine which, if any, products can… Continue reading Natural Minoxidil Alternatives | Do They Work As Well?
In this article, we’ll examine how using a device called a dermaroller can help stimulate new hair growth for those suffering from diffuse thinning, androgenetic alopecia, and alopecia areata. It’s important to read carefully — incorrect use of the dermaroller can lead to additional hair loss. Used correctly, studies show this simple device can be… Continue reading How to Properly Use a Dermaroller for New Hair Growth
DHT plays an important role in hair loss. We know from studies such as this and this that when men lack DHT due to castration in early life they never go bald. Those same men when later injected with testosterone begin to show early signs of hair loss. DHT is created from testosterone via enzygmatic… Continue reading Best DHT Blocker Shampoos | What You Need to Know!
For the more than 50 million men and 30 million women in the United States alone, androgenetic alopecia is a stark reality (1). At the root of this problem is the substance di-hydrotestosterone, or DHT, a derivative of the hormone testosterone. And as much as it wreaks havoc with your hair, even topical treatments like… Continue reading How to Remove DHT from the Scalp
Humans evolved without the need for shampoo so, for our hair, this daily cleansing ritual of shampooing can actually end up doing more harm than good. The hair and scalp produces its own protective oils to protect the hair from drying out and splitting. These oils also protect the scalp from drying and other skin… Continue reading Natural Shampoos | Are They Better for Your Hair?
Scalp sebum is common in people with hair loss. The sebum is a buildup of oils, dead skin cells, and waste products excreted through the skin. It can also be caused by hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners, dyes, masks, and other topical products. Scalp sebum doesn’t necessarily cause hair loss, but if it… Continue reading Scalp Sebum Buildup | Causes & Best Treatments