Alopecia

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

National Hair Loss Month

Hair loss isn’t just an inconvenience. It can be a sign of a health problem. Knowing the type of hair loss you’re experiencing is important to better understand your options. That’s why every August, we want to increase awareness for Hair Loss Month! Here are some interesting facts about hair loss you may not know.
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Are Short Men More Likely to Lose Hair?

Short men and hair loss

With the National Institute of Health reporting that more than 50 percent of men will suffer some form of hair loss by age 50, it’s no wonder that men frequently try to determine what their personal health risk is for androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia is the formal name for the most common type of hair loss in men. From considering the history of hair loss on both mother’s and father’s side to listening to old wives’ tales relating stories of hair loss and hairiness elsewhere, men want to anticipate any potential problem and act to counter it as soon as possible.

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Trans Women, HRT, and Hair Loss

Trans Women and Hair LossWhen preparing to transition, trans women have to consider many health factors, such as how hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might affect other medications they’re taking or existing health conditions, but androgenetic alopecia, also commonly referred to as “male pattern baldness”, often isn’t at the top of the list. Despite that, hormone-treated transgender women and hair loss can be complicated.
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The Evolution of Your Hair Loss

The Evolution of Your Hair Loss

If you’re losing your hair, it’s quite possible that you may have looked at yourself in the mirror and asked, “How did I get to this point?” Hair loss is something that happens slowly and progressively. You see the results in front of you, but you may be wondering whether your progression is normal and how and why people lose their hair in the first place. At RHRLI, we make it a point to spend time with our patients so they understand their hair loss and treatment and we also have the best permanent solution available. We want to tell you about this solution and about the evolution of your hair loss.

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5 More Common Hair Loss Myths

Fact vs Fiction

You hear them all the time: urban legends, old wives’ tales, myths.  We often hear things that simply aren’t true, but many people believe anyway. At RHRLI, we hear myths all the time about hair loss. We’ll even hear patients repeat these myths.  We want our patients to understand the truth about hair loss and why we feel that our permanent solution the ARTAS® System is the best hair restoration procedure out there. In March we told you about 5 common hair loss myths, so we want to tell you about 5 more.

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5 Common Hair Loss Myths

Does that really cause hair loss?!?

Hair loss can be difficult enough without having to deal with misinformation. People who are losing their hair often deal with negative feelings and lack of self-esteem because of their condmition. It can be hard to take the first steps towards finding a permanent solution, but it can be complicated by all of the information and the myths out there. At RHRLI, we have the best permanent solution to hair loss you can find. It’s called the ARTAS® System and it uses robotic technology to give you a minimally invasive hair transplant.

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