TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata, a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, and have tested an FDA-approved drug that eliminated these immune cells and restored hair growth in a small number of patients.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata, a common autoimmune disease that causes hair loss, and have tested an FDA-approved drug that eliminated these immune cells and restored hair growth in a small number of patients.… Read the rest
By PC Luis Quiroz Ravines
Areta alopecia in children is unusual. In infants, dermatology consultations represent 2% to 5%, although there is no known cause of alopecia, which is defined as hair loss of any origin and etiology, it is believed that its origin is multifunctional, involving genetic predisposition and immune deficiency.
Also may be due to protein malnutrition, especially in the phase of growth of the hair follicle, or states of hyperthyroidism, anemia and in some cases to consequences of chemotherapy.
Alopecia is derived from the term alopex and was coined by French dermatologist to observe that fox renewed … Read the rest
Is It Possible To Naturally Stop Hair Loss and Regrow Hair?
Are you losing your head because you’re losing your hair? Although it’s quite normal to lose a few strands daily, excessive hair fall can lead to bald patches and ultimately, baldness. This is especially true for men who, unlike women, are prone to baldness due to their genetic makeup. Testosterone, the same hormone which makes you feel manly and all, is the culprit. Once this hormone comes in contact with your hair follicles, it’s converted into DHT, or dihydrotestosterone, which shrinks your strands and thickens your scalp. … Read the rest
If their is one man that has rocked every hairstyle imaginable, it is Mr. David Beckham. The soccer superstar from England has literally had every haircut under the sun, and he somehow manages to make them all look incredibly good. He’s been at the forefront of celebrity fashion for a long time now, even though he’s a full time dad these days he still manages to show the world he has not lost a bit of his fashion sense. To show our appreciation to Mr.Beckham we’ve decided to highlight the many hairstyles he’s had over the years, … Read the rest
Via Health magazine
Eat more, weigh less
Follow this 1,400-calorie-a-day plan for seven days (include moderate exercise) to drop up to 5 pounds.
(400 calories; choose 1 daily)
Berry Parfait and English Muffin
Top 4 ounces low-fat blueberry yogurt with 1 tablespoon low-fat granola and 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced. Repeat yogurt and granola layers, finishing with 1/2 cup raspberries. Serve with 1/2 whole-wheat English muffin topped with 2 teaspoons peanut butter.
Add 1 1/3 cups fat-free milk to 2 packets instant oatmeal and cook according to package directions. Mix in 2 tablespoons dried cranberries and 1 tablespoon … Read the rest
Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bedtime? You’re not alone – plenty of us feel the need to snack as the night progresses, and luckily, studies have deduced the perfect nightcap: wine.
You heard us.
Recent studies have pointed out that wine can help diabetics and improve your sex drive, but apparently, wine is also a great way to prevent midnight munchies.
According to Linda Monk, a 47-year-old woman who’s lost 6 pounds in three weeks, the benefit of having a nightly glass of wine is that the treat suppresses … Read the rest
By Luis Quiroz Ravines
According to the American Hair Loss Association more than $ 3,700 billion dollars are spent each year in the U.S. alone, to try to overcome hair loss in men and women. If you are affected by this problem before starting any treatment try to determine the hair fall causes in your particular case.
Although it is normal that every day we lose about 50 to 100 hairs, if this number increases steadily and reveals a change in your appearance, can be unnerving for you and it is time to visit your dermatologist to determine the precise … Read the rest
Hair Loss Information by William Rassman, MD /
Because of an erectile dysfunction, an urologist (seen in early 2008) gave me pantestone (40 mg) orange pills without any blood analysis. I didn’t need these pills!
So, I’ve been taking pantestone pills for a week, once a day since 2008. But one day, i took about 10 or 15 pills at a time because i thought i could get a better result. Since that day, i’m losing my hair on the temples and now, 6 years later, i’m at least at the second stage of … Read the rest
It is frustrating when you commit yourself to diet and exercise, only to stare back at the same number on the scale day in and day out. There doesn’t seem to be any good explanation as to why you’re not losing weight. Then someone suggests the “M” word: Metabolism. Follow these simple tips by Mike Jackson, Nutritional Consultant at supplementing.com and Physique Transformation Specialist, to jumpstart your metabolism and start burning fat.
1: Eat less, but don’t starve
Many dieters sabotage their own metabolism early on in their weight loss programme by making drastic cuts to their calorie … Read the rest
Source : http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/06/19/anicent-indigenous-hair-remedies-5-reasons-natives-have-healthy-lustrous-locks-155379
Have you ever wondered why Native Americans had resilient hair? Or ever asked why, when you see the old pictures of their ancestors, not too many of the older people had gray hair? Or why their hair was so long? Or why even the men had such healthy hair?
The answer is pretty simple and applies to every aspect of their life, which us as American Indians and Alaska Natives who we are. As a people, our ancestors saw their hair as a part of their identity. It was an embodiment of how they lived, … Read the rest