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Marijuana & Hair Loss

With the legalization of cannabis in Canada, there has been a lot of discussion on the medicinal benefits and harmful effects of marijuana. When it comes to the general population of its users, this widely popular plant is used for a variety of reasons (and in a variety of forms) for medicinal purposes as well … Read more

Why Me? Androgenetic Alopecia

The Common Cause of Hair Loss If you’re suffering from hair loss then you’ve no doubt found yourself standing in front of the mirror, inspecting your hairline as part of your daily routine.  No doubt you’ve become practiced in the art a contortion as you twist your head to try to glimpse your bald patch, … Read more

Fibroids and Hair Loss

When men lose their hair, its commonly accepted as general ageing. Of course, hair loss is damaging to males self-esteem. When women begin to lose their hair, the psychological damage can be much more devastating. When a woman begins to lose her hair it can also directly affect her physical health, says the American Hair … Read more

The Beauty of Embracing Alopecia

This is a wonderful story about the beauty of embracing Alopecia. Earlier this year Madisyn Babcock’s hair had begun to fall out. She was diagnosed with Alopecia, which is an autoimmune disease that almost 7 million Americans have. The condition set in quickly and Madisyn lost all her hair within’ just a few months. A … Read more

Hair Loss Awareness Month

Hair loss, and hair thinning, can be devastating to both men and women. It has an impact on self-esteem, can damage one’s self-worth, and is something many people take very seriously. August is Hair Loss Awareness Month and it’s important for us to take this time to break down stigmas and open up the conversation … Read more

How Does Minoxidil Work?

Minoxidil is a topical ointment used to treat/slow hair loss and aid in potential new hair growth. Over the counter, it comes in 2 strengths: 2% and 5%. Both strengths are applied to a dry scalp twice a day. Some doctors carry higher strengths available by prescription only, which are usually applied once a day. … Read more

How to Care For Your Scalp

There’s nothing worse than a dry, itchy, flaky scalp. Those little hair snowflakes that fall onto your shoulders can be embarrassing, the persistent itch can uncomfortable, and the dryness, at times, might even be slightly painful. The main reasons your scalp might be in this condition can vary from general health conditions to eczema and … Read more