Posts tagged “hair loss”

Can Baldness Kill You? The Link Between Hair Loss and Prostate Cancer

November 27th, 2014
Can Baldness Kill You? The Link Between Hair Loss and Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the UK and the most common cancer in men. Despite the ongoing efforts of the Movember movement to raise awareness during November, many men still don’t understand their personal risk. Now a study has shown, that men with a certain pattern of balding have […]

Laughing in the Face of Hair Loss

October 9th, 2014
Laughing in the Face of Hair Loss

If there is one thing that human beings treasure it is their hair. So, it can often be devastating for people when they start losing it. However, one American citizen, Mackenzie Baughn, who lost her own hair after chemotherapy, has found it can be a source of humour. For instance, Mackenzie was speaking on the […]

40% of Hair Loss Sufferers are Women

August 11th, 2014
40% of Hair Loss Sufferers are Women

It is generally accepted that as men grow older, many will either lose their hair completely or the hairline will recede significantly. However, hair loss isn’t just an issue exclusive to males. Many women also find that their hair thins over time. Around 40% of women will experience hair thinning by the time they are […]

Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

July 24th, 2014
Herpes Medication Can Cause Hair Loss

Leading scientists believe that patients who are being treated for herpes should be warned about a potential side effect – loss of hair. The herpes virus (of which there are many forms) is relatively common. For instance, cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. While the cold sore can be treated easily, the […]

Does Styling Damage Your Hair?

July 11th, 2013
Does Styling Damage Your Hair?

If there is one thing that separates humans from the rest of the animal kingdom is our need to look good and feel good. And that includes taking care of our hair. Although hair styling is generally associated with the female of the species, most men also like to maintain proper grooming. However is all […]

Are Hair Extensions A Problem?

February 21st, 2013
Are Hair Extensions A Problem?

The use of hair extensions, particularly among women, as a beauty aid has grown tremendously over the last few years. This is noticeable among celebrities such as Lady Gaga who is known for her outrageous hairstyles. However, there is growing concern among both women and hair specialists that hair extensions may be doing more harm […]

Justin Bieber Causes A Bit Of A Flap

August 3rd, 2012
Justin Bieber Causes A Bit Of A Flap

It seems that Canadian singer and teenage heart throb caused a bit of a stir recently when he commented on Prince William’s receding hair line. He asked reporters why the heir to the throne didn’t use hair products to help his balding head. Speaking with reporters Justin Bieber said: “I don’t know why he doesn’t […]

Local Salon Leads Cancer Fundraising Scheme

February 17th, 2012
Local Salon Leads Cancer Fundraising Scheme

Staci Leons-Parnell who owns a hair dressing salon in the town of Anderson in Indiana, recently decided to start raising money to help local cancer patients. She told local reporters: “A lot of times, losing your hair is more devastating than chemotherapy. People who lose their hair don’t feel whole and it doesn’t fall out […]

Can Marriage Breakup Cause Hair Loss for Women?

September 28th, 2011
Can Marriage Breakup Cause Hair Loss for Women?

It seems so, according to researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Scientists believe that while a woman’s genetic makeup is the prime cause for hair loss, marital split comes very high up on the list of reasons, charting at number 2. This may seem rather strange at first, but stress can often […]

New Possible Reason for Hair Loss

May 18th, 2011
New Possible Reason for Hair Loss

New Possible Reason For Hair Loss Generally, people who lose their hair think it is probably caused by such problems as Psoriasis. However, recently one lady from Northampton found there was another reason – Ulcerative Colitis. The story begins when the lady in question (we’ll call her Charlotte) went to see her doctor about bald […]

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