Chemotherapy and Hair Loss – Frequently Asked Questions

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Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

Chemotherapy, a type of cancer treatment using cytostatics, is known to cause hair loss in a number of patients. Below, we answer a few frequently asked questions about chemotherapy and hair loss so that you know what to expect throughout your journey to new-found health. Why Does Chemotherapy Cause Hair Loss? Chemotherapy works by targeting… Read more »

Hair Loss Caused By Illness

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Hair Loss Caused By Illness

As most of us know, the most common types of hair loss are, in large part, hereditary. However, our genes are not the only things that can lead to balding. There are many diseases and illnesses that can have a detrimental effect on our tresses – and sudden thinning of the hair or hair loss… Read more »

Are Mom’s Genes To Blame For Hair Loss?

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Mom’s Genes To Blame For Hair Loss?

We’re not talking about overbearing mothers who push you to the point of wanting to rip out your own hair with all of their nagging and ‘well-meaning advice’. We’re talking about actual genetics that may, in fact, be linked to your hair loss. Over the years, people have come to believe that if a man… Read more »