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Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

By |2019-09-20T15:16:29-05:00September 20th, 2019|Hair Loss|Comments Off on Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss. Your thyroid controls a lot with your body. It’s main job is to regulate the hormone production in your system. If you are experiencing hair loss it might be because of your thyroid. If you have hair loss and suspect your thyroid as the culprit then you should talk to your doctor about options. Could Your Thyroid Be the Problem? There are many reasons for someone to develop hair loss. For many it may be hereditary while others it may be diet, stress or day to day lifestyle demands are the blame. Then there are those with thyroid issues. This small gland that is located at the base of your neck just above the color bone could be a big factor. If your doctor has ever mentioned to you that your hormones are not balanced, it is generally caused by a thyroid disease and one of the common symptoms is hair loss. There are some important things for you to know if you suffer from hair loss due to thyroid disease. The hair loss doesn’t have to be permanent. You may be able to improve your hormone levels and your thyroid function significantly. If this is done you may see your hair begin to grow back. So, how do you know if your thyroid is behind your hair loss? First, Consider What Thyroid Disease Is There are two types of thyroid disease. One is called hypothyroidism, and this occurs when the gland is overactive. While the other is called hyperthyroidism, [...]

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Are You Going to Lose Your Hair?

By |2019-09-09T13:15:08-05:00September 9th, 2019|Hair Loss, Hair Restoration|Comments Off on Are You Going to Lose Your Hair?

Are You Prone to Hair Loss? If you are beginning to get worried about the strands of hair you are finding on your hairbrush or in the shower drain, you are not alone. Everyone worries about losing their hair at some point. As we age it is natural for our hair to naturally thin. Not everyone will lose hair the same, as some people may lose more than others simply because of their genetics. When it comes to hair loss there are varying causes. It's possible for a person to be genetically predisposed to hair loss and also caused by something else. Here are some things that can make you more prone to hair loss: Diseases especially those of the thyroid. A prolonged thyroid imbalance can cause hair to thin all over the scalp. It can also cause hair loss on the arms and legs. Men and women that suffer from hypothyroidism can experience hair loss of this type. Trauma. If a person goes through an event that is very traumatic to them as a death in the family, a medial injury it is believed that the body diverts its efforts elsewhere while a person heals. Telogen effluvium is the term that is used to describe the medical trauma, shock or severe stress. The stress caused by the ordeal causes the hair follicles to go into a resting phase. Because of this the hair loss than can occur will happen in just a few months after the trauma. The hair loss is not permanent and [...]

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Folliculitis Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss

By |2019-10-24T11:08:10-05:00March 26th, 2018|Hair Loss, Healthy Hair|Comments Off on Folliculitis Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss

Folliculitis Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicle. Folliculitis can occur anywhere on the body that has hair. When it occurs on your scalp though, it can put the long-term health of your hair in jeopardy. The inflammation that occurs can cause permanent hair loss, but most cases of folliculitis only cause temporary hair loss. The hair quickly grows back with proper treatment that works to prevent hair follicle scarring. How to Identify Folliculitis When folliculitis appears on your scalp, it often looks like raised, small, red bumps. These bumps can be itchy and even though they can appear anywhere on your scalp, they often can be concentrated along your hairline. When folliculitis beings, you can expect to see a red ring around the base of your hair follicles. As the condition worsens your hair will begin to fall out. Like rashes, you never want to scratch these bumps. Doing so can cause them the become more sore and that can cause them to form a crust over the bumps. Because this condition can cause hair loss it is not uncommon that you develop areas of patchy hair loss. If you develop scalp folliculitis at the base of your scalp, you many have a type of folliculitis known as keloidalis. This uncommon condition is a combination of cicatricial alopecia and folliculitis. If left untreated this can develop into hairless keloids to develop on the scalp. There are a few known cases that a condition called acne necrotica has developed. [...]

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How to Go Vegan Without Losing Your Hair

By |2018-02-21T11:02:42-06:00February 21st, 2018|Hair Loss, Healthy Hair, Public|Comments Off on How to Go Vegan Without Losing Your Hair

Going Vegan & Hair Loss: A Few Things to Consider So you have decided to go vegan. There may be some health concerns that you need to be aware of. One of the common issues that is associated with going vegan is hair loss. For those that decide to go vegan, during the initial transition period, hair loss is often something that is experienced. There is good news and that is hair loss due to going vegan is preventable. Here are some of the reasons vegans lose their hair and how to avoid it happening to you. Hair Loss Causes Low Protein Going vegan means cutting all meat out of your diet as well as all animal byproducts. This change can lead to a sudden drop in protein intake. When your body has low protein levels, one of the first things your body does is to stop hair growth to conserve energy for more essential body functions. If you have a severe loss of protein from your system, that can cause you lose hair. Deficiency of Nutrients When you go vegan, your diet takes on some drastic changes and some of those changes can result in nutrient deficiency. Iron, which is commonly found in whole grains and red meat, is often an issue for those that go vegan. Having an iron as well as other vitamin deficiencies can lead to you having hair loss. Your body will cut hair growth to save energy for other body functions, so it is very important to watch your [...]