By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines
Sometimes accidental discoveries are made and are long sought solutions to specific problems. The solution to a problem is often before our eyes and yet we spend without noticing them. This seems to be the case of a promising discovery to fight against the loss of hair and baldness.
Bimatoprost, a drug used to combat glaucoma, seems to have the ability to regenerate lost hair. In parallel to the application for glaucoma also has been marketed as a product for lengthening eyelashes
Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that gradually impairs vision. In general … Read the rest
Via well.blogs.nytimes.com – TARA PARKER
Hair loss is one of the most obvious side effects of cancer treatment. Now, a growing number of breast cancer patients are freezing their scalps as a way to preserve their hair during chemotherapy.
The hair-saving treatment, widely used in Europe, requires a specialized frozen cap worn tightly on the head before, during and for a couple hours after a chemotherapy session. The method can be time consuming, expensive and uncomfortable, but numerous women swear by the results.
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“I had the wig ready, but I … Read the rest
To stop hair loss alternatives available in the market ranging from heat of laser light, drugs prescribed by doctors to hair transplant surgery. But to stop hair loss there are also natural alternatives that offer results in the majority of cases. Today we will review some of these alternatives for hair loss.
Stop hair loss with essential vitamins and minerals.
If you intend to stop hair loss with vitamins, your intake should be balanced, lack of vitamins causes weak, dry hair, but excess can promote hair loss.
Vitamin A-rich foods:
Dark leafy vegetables
Milk and milk products
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Tweak your lifestyle
by Jessica Girdwain
From Health magazine
It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over.
There is a better way: Swap the all-or-nothing approach for one or two healthy switch-ups in your daily routine. “Doing this can lead to more weight loss than you ever imagined,” says Marissa Lippert, RD, author of The Cheater’s Diet.
In fact, we talked to readers who knocked off 10, 25, even 60 … Read the rest
Via washingtonpost.com – Gabriella Boston
Kale, quinoa and kombucha ruled the trendy healthful-food scene in 2014. But what will take center stage in 2015? Will mighty kale take a back seat? Will farro take over from quinoa? And what is macha?
We asked local nutrition experts about healthful-eating trends they expect in the new year. The short answer: We’ll see antioxidizing vegetables and protein-rich grains everywhere we turn.
One of the new foods in the limelight is cauliflower, broccoli’s (usually) pale cousin. “I think cauliflower will steal some of the spotlight from kale,” says Alison Sacks, a District-based … Read the rest
Via NyTimes Wilma Bergfeld, M.D.
In today’s Science Times, Claudia Dreifus interviews Angela Christiano, a researcher who began studying hair loss after a hairdresser discovered a bald spot at the back of her head. She has since discovered several genes that contribute to alopecia areata, a fairly common condition that causes hair loss, either in discrete patches or all over the body.
Dozens of readers had questions about alopecia areata when it was featured earlier this year in an installment of the Patient Voices multimedia seriesand in Science Times, “A ‘Forest Fire of Hair Loss’ and Its Scars.”… Read the rest
Via telegraph.co.uk- Sarah Knapton
People who earn £75,000 a year or more are more likely to believe the stress of their jobs is causing their hair to fall out
Climbing the ladder at work might be good for your bank balance but it could be bad your hair.
High-fliers who earn £75,000 or more are far more likely to believe that their hair is falling out because of the stress of their jobs than those earning just £15,000.
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A survey of 2,000 adults found that nearly three quarters of … Read the rest
Source: American Chemical Society
Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it. Now scientists are reporting that a substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new therapy. They found that the material, called propolis, encouraged hair growth in mice.
Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it. Now scientists are reporting that a substance from honeybee hives might contain clues for developing a potential new therapy. They found that the material, called propolis, encouraged hair growth in mice. The … Read the rest
Limit screen time and caffeine for your kids at bedtime if you want them to get quality sleep and perform better in life, says a study.
“Good quality and sufficient sleep are vital for children. Just like a healthy diet and exercise, sleep is critical for children to stay healthy, grow, learn, do well in school, and function at their best,” said Orfeu Buxton, associate professor at Pennsylvania State University.
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Reducing the encroachment of technology and media into sleep time and supporting well-known sleep hygiene principles should be a focus of public … Read the rest
Hair loss affects thousands upon thousands of people every year. It is something that we all go through, whether due to aging or some other factor. While it can be unattractive, it is not the end of the world. This article will offer you some advice for coping with your hair loss.
To help stave off hair loss be cautious with the types of chemicals and treatments you put on it. Many dyes have chemicals in them that are not good for your hair. Trust your hair to a licensed beautician, and you may be able to prevent … Read the rest