The Psychological Impact of Hair Loss – Part 3

What further research is required on the psychological effects of hair loss? Body image is consistently portrayed and commented upon in the media. The media emphasises an expectation of a full head of hair. But what is needed is a mediathat can educate society about hair loss and promote a tolerance of people’s physical differences. [...]

The Psychological Impact of Hair Loss – Part 2

What are the clinical features of anxiety/depression due to hair loss? Let’s take a closer look the depression, anxiety, social phobia and social anxiety disorder that can result from hair loss. Depression can lead to a feeling of low mood, lack of interest or pleasure in activities, loss of energy and sleep deprivation. Anxiety can [...]

The Psychological Impact of Hair Loss – Part 1

Hair loss is a problem that affects both men and women globally. Losing hair can have devastating psychological effect on many people.In medical terms, hair loss can cause antisocial personality disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, major depression, adjustment disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and social phobia. Sometimes, it can even lead to suicidal [...]

Psychological Effects of Hair Loss

If you’re losing your hair or have thinning hair, your self-esteem can plummet and you may even experience depression, anxiety or other emotional issues. Why is hair loss so devastating to men and women? It’s mostly cultural, physicians believe. Almost every society in the world associates luxurious hair with youth, beauty and good health. So [...]

How to Prevent Hair Loss? – Part 2

Here are some more practical ways to prevent hair loss: Keep your head sweat free Men with oily hair, experience dandruff during summer due to sweating and the chances of hair fall increases. Using shampoos that contain aloe vera and neem can keep the head cool and prevent dandruff. Also, men who wear helmets experience [...]

How to prevent hair loss? – Part 1

Regularly wash your hair with mild shampoo Regular hair washing is a part of preventing hair loss. Clean hair means you have less risk of infections and dandruff that may lead to hair breakage or loss. Vitamin for hair loss Vitamins are not only healthy for overall wellbeing but also good for your hair. Vitamin [...]


1. Gentle on Hair Plastic and metal combs have a positive electrical charge and hair has a negative electrical charge which attracts hair to the comb causing static and/or frizz. Static and frizz dry out the hair and it becomes brittle and simply doesn’t look good. Wooden combs are a carbon based natural material, just [...]

Natural Treatments for Alopecia Areata

Key Points about Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease where the immune system, overreacts and attacks the cells in your hair follicles causing hair loss. Scientists believe that a combination of genes and environmental factors play a role in causing alopecia areata. 1. Probiotics The digestive tract controls your immune system. This is [...]

Issues With Pharmaceutical Hair Loss Treatments

Issues With Pharmaceutical Hair Loss Treatments View Larger Image Pharmaceutical hair loss treatments can result in a range of serious health problems. These can affect not just your outward appearance, but also your general health. Side effects of Minoxidil(Rogaine) medication: severe scalp irritation unwanted growth of facial hair chest pain, fast heartbeats swelling in your [...]

Natural ways to eliminate dandruff

Causes of dandruff include: Seborrheic Dermatitis dry skin allergic reactions to hair and skin products other skin conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis poor diet overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called Malassezia Dandruff can be eliminated at home using the natural remedies below. 1. Tea tree oil Tea tree oil contains a compound called terpinen-4-ol, [...]