Yikes! You Can Lose Your Hair From a Medication

"Wow, you have a LOT of hair." I can’t tell you over the course of my life how many times I’ve heard this sentence (or a variation of it). I’ve been a bridesmaid around seven or eight times, and when it came down to creating the schedule for girls getting their hair done the day of the wedding, I was always one of the first. I had a ton of hair, so I was inevitably going to take the longest. ...more
citysafari it's crazy!  I couldn't believe it wasn't listed as a major side effect; I researched ...more

The Best, Cutting Edge Treatments For Thinning Hair

Realizing that you have thinning hair can be quite devastating and anxiety producing. And who can blame you? Hair, after all is our crowning glory. A head full of thick, lush hair is sexy. It is associated with good health and of course, youth. If you have been dreaming of reclaiming the hair you once had, read on. There are things you can do to recapture those glory days. The sooner hair thinning is addressed, the better your chances of treating it successfully. ...more
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When Bald Beats Hair Loss

For the second time since first losing my hair over a decade ago, I have hair.  Not a lot of hair, not long hair, not normally textured hair, but hair.  What I mean is that the total area of my head with hair growth is greater than the total area without hair.  I’m still losing hair, not all over all-at-once, but in roving bald ...more

Wanted: Doctor Who Gets My Response to Hair Loss

One in five UK women with hair loss feel neglected by their doctors.  If you ladies thought you might get better care here in the US, think again, not in this Alopecian’s experience.  If a man loses his hair, ...more

The Hardest Part of Hair Loss

As an Alopecian, the hardest part of hair loss for me is that I am assumed to be sick, or more specifically, to have cancer.  Not only don’t I have cancer, but beyond my immune system’s assault on my hair follicles, I am absolutely healthy.  Bummer?  Yes, but life goes on and I choose to move on with it....more

of brazilian blowouts and crack powder

This has been a weird week.  The culmination of a week of running like a turkey to keep up at work and home was my long awaited trip to the hairdresser.  I had begun to dream during the past week about the miracle she was going to work on my hair. ...more

Blinded by Hair Loss Help Sites

If I told you there was an online “hair loss support” site dedicated to supporting those of us (men, women, and children) with hair loss, maybe you’d think, “That’s great!”...more

Hair In All the Wrong Places

I want hair.  I so want hair.  I want it to grow thick and long and luscious and to never stop growing....more

The Case of the Missing Eyebrow