There are many reasons why RHRLI treats hair loss, and one reason is related to obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the obesity rate among adults is 39.8 percent or about 93.3 million Americans. Obesity boosts a patient’s chances of having heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes. As of 2008, the last year we have statistics for, obesity costs the US $147 billion….
Hair Loss is natural. But it becomes a medical concern when more than a normal amount of hair is lost each day. According to Web MD, the average amount of hair on an adult is 100,000 to 150,000 hairs and the average loss is about 100 per day. There are several different types of hair loss that occur for various reasons including autoimmune disease, hormone levels, natural aging, psychological disorders, and certain skin conditions. To learn more about the causes of hair loss, read through a selection of our blogs below.
A cancer diagnosis involving you or a loved one creates powerful emotions. It can be numbing, it can cause great sorrow, and sometimes it will trigger great anger. Coping with cancer means that your life is going to change in many different ways. One particularly difficult part of a cancer diagnosis is anticipating the hair loss that’s a common side effect of cancer treatment. RHRLI specializes in hair restoration and we know how difficult it is for cancer patients who are struggling with a terrible disease and its side effects.
Finding a solution to hair loss is a very personal thing. All of our patients at RHRLI are deeply concerned about their appearance. We know that any interaction with doctors or other medical professionals is also deeply personal. People want to be comfortable with their surroundings and establish a trusting relationship with their doctor. If they’re having a hair restoration procedure, they want to understand every step of the process and they want to know the procedure works for them. At RHRLI, our practice is designed with our patients in mind. The RHRLI Edge patient experience is what sets us apart from other treatment centers.
We buy hair care products for only one reason. Whether it’s shampoo, conditioner or another type of product, you use it to look good. Hair is often connected with appearance, beauty, and self worth. Hair products are an important part of that. But what if hair products are responsible for doing the exact opposite of what it’s intended to do? Can hair products be responsible for hair loss? At RHRLI, we’re often asked whether there’s any connection between hair product and hair loss. Is using too much or too little shampoo or conditioner dangerous? Are there types of products you should avoid? Let’s explore the possible links between hair product and hair loss.
There’s no getting around it. We worry about our hair constantly. We worry about how it looks. Is it too long or too short? We wonder if we’re wearing the right hairstyle. We fret about hair products we use. And if you think your hair might be thinning, most people begin to get really concerned. We hear all sorts of stories about hair loss and very often it’s difficult to determine what’s true and what isn’t. RHRLI knows it’s important for our patients to understand the truth about their hair loss.
Diabetes is one of the biggest public health problems in America. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 30.3 million adult Americans were known to have diabetes in 2015. That represents 9.4 percent of the population.
When you’re concerned about hair loss, you’re looking for anything that will stop it and for products that promote hair growth. At RHRLI, we get questions all the time about diet and hair loss, whether nutrition can improve hair growth, and how vitamins play into all of this. You’ve probably heard a lot about vitamins and hair and you may be confused about the relationship between vitamins and hair loss. RHRLI wants to tell you all about the relationship and correlation between vitamins and hair loss. We also want to tell you about our permanent solution to thinning hair.
There are few conditions that are as frustrating as psoriasis. It’s a skin condition that can cause itching, swelling, and other discomfort. It can change your appearance in painful ways. There are many issues related to psoriasis that you may be concerned about but what about hair loss? Is there a relationship between psoriasis and thinning hair and just how serious a problem is it? So what are the links between psoriasis and hair loss?
There are a few things that are more personal than undergoing a medical procedure and if the procedure is a hair transplant, that can be as personal as it gets. At RHRLI, we know you’re going to be somewhat apprehensive about your hair restoration procedure which is why we’re committed to creating the most comfortable patient experience you can find. It’s also why we’re proud to be the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that carries the ARTAS® System, our state-of-the-art, minimally invasive solution to hair loss. It’s all part of The RHRLI Edge. We want you to understand why we’re the area’s top choice for hair restoration.
Losing your hair can be overwhelming at times. It’s difficult because hair is connected to youth, physical appearance, and self-esteem. If the negative feelings that hair loss brings up aren’t enough of a problem, considering what to do about it can be just as stressful. Everywhere you look, it seems like someone is touting a treatment or cure for thinning hair so it’s hard to sort through what’s effective and what isn’t.