When the discussion of hair loss comes up, most of us have the mental image of older men and women with potentially patchy hair, or maybe even a medical condition that may be causing the rapid hair loss. Very rarely is it that we imagine hair loss in teens, especially when we are directly referring to early signs of balding at 18 years old. The unfortunate truth is teenage hair loss is a real issue and it is beginning to impact more and more people, there are people out there who are balding at 16!
Whether your knowledge regarding hair loss and its solutions runs deep, or pretty shallow, there is a great chance that you have heard of Finasteride, also known as Propecia and Proscar. Being one of the only hair loss products actually FDA approved, finasteride is by far one of the most commonly used medications to combat hair loss. The only problem with finasteride is that not many people are educated about it from its uses to the dangers associated with it as well if taken improperly. We’re here to provide a deeper look into everything you need to know about finasteride! Continue Reading →
As, with everything in life, too much of anything is not good, especially for humans. When our bodies are running like a well-oiled machine, we usually have the right amount of natural hormones and chemicals being produced. In some instances, an overabundance can occur naturally due to a hormone imbalance or through consumption of vitamins. In either case, there are a number of health related issues and complications that take place when the body begins producing or housing too much DHT. DHT is the chemical hormone that is responsible for hair growth, liver function, and other the healthy functioning of certain tissues. When our systems are out of whack and an overabundance of DHT is present, unpleasant side effects do occur.
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It seems like every other week there is a new product or miracle drug claiming to provide a number of benefits while failing to list the negative side effects. One of these benefits includes using coconut oil for hair loss and to improve the health of one’s hair. Of course, everywhere you look on the internet, there has been a firestorm of articles and advocates for these various forms of coconut oil, whether ingested through the mouth, or using it as a supplement placed directly on the hair. Though it may seem harmless with its all-natural claim, this product has a number of very dangerous implications when used. Below, we have listed the top 3 dangers associated with the use of coconut oil.
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