Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center accidentally stumbled upon the explanation for baldness and graying hair in mouse models. While studying a rare genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves, they found that a protein called KROX20 switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells… Read More Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Hair Health – Hair Loss Treatment for Women

Doctors are reluctant to use systemic treatment (a pill or other form of internal treatment that affects your entire system) unless they know that the hair loss is due to an excess of androgen in the system or a sensitized “over-response” to the so-called “normal” amounts of androgen in the system. That’s because these systemic… Read More Hair Health – Hair Loss Treatment for Women

Hair Health – Hair Loss Treatment for Men

Hair Loss is an extremely emotionally distressing disease that can make those afflicted particularly vulnerable. For the first time in the history of mankind, it is now possible to stop or slow the progression of hair loss and to replace lost hair through surgery with completely natural results. The fact remains that a vast majority of advertised… Read More Hair Health – Hair Loss Treatment for Men

Health News – Immune Cells responsible for destroying Hair Follicles in Alopecia Areata Identified

Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. The disease can occur at any age and affects men and women equally. Hair is often lost in patches on the scalp, but in some patients it also causes loss of facial and body hair. There are no known treatments that can completely restore… Read More Health News – Immune Cells responsible for destroying Hair Follicles in Alopecia Areata Identified

Vitamins and Minerals to Stop Hair Thinning or Hair Loss

Hair Structure Human hair consists of proteins, lipids, water, trace elements and pigments. Depending on its moisture content (up to 32% by weight), human hair, consists of approximately 65% to 95% proteins. Proteins are condensation polymers of amino acids. Hair is composed of 97 percent keratin, the same protein that makes up nails and the… Read More Vitamins and Minerals to Stop Hair Thinning or Hair Loss