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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Celebrities and Hair Loss

Even the Hollywood Elite can suffer from thinning hair.

At RHRLI, we know that hair loss affects people from all walks of life. We see people from all age groups and all types of ethnic backgrounds. Hair loss and thinning hair don’t discriminate against anyone, but sometimes it seems like it skips over the beautiful people of Hollywood and other celebrity playgrounds around the world. Anyone who’s ever seen a Bruce Willis movie knows that isn’t true. Celebrities fight hair loss and thinning hair the same as people from all other walks of life, but unlike us regular folk, we read about famous hairlines in tabloids, magazines and see them on entertainment shows.

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Autoimmune Disease and Hair Loss

Autoimmune diseases affect millions and can cause hair loss.

September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. Alopecia areata causes hair loss and affects 7 million Americans and 147 million people worldwide. It’s the third most common type of hair loss. Unlike several other types of hair loss, this condition is caused by a disease. Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease, for which there’s no known cause.

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Exercise and Hair Loss

Understanding Exercise and Hair Loss.

At RHRLI, we’re interested in more than just healthy hair. We’re also interested in making certain our patients understand how health issues affect hair loss. One question that often comes up involves exercise. How does exercise relate to hair loss? Is it helpful or harmful? What types of hair loss are related to exercise? Are these types of hair loss permanent? RHRLI wants you to know about the relationship between exercise and hair loss.

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