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….
There are several different reasons that cause hair loss including various medical conditions such as autoimmune diseases like alopecia areata and thyroid diseases such as hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. There are also psychological conditions that can lead to hair loss including chronic stress and trichotillomania. To find out more about the medical conditions that can lead to hair loss, take a look at some of the blogs in this section.
A cancer diagnosis involving you or a loved one can bring up so many different 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 so many different ways. One particularly difficult part of a cancer diagnosis has to do with hair loss as one of the side effects of medications used to fight the disease. RHRLI specializes in hair loss, and we know that cancer patients often lose their hair during treatment. We understand how difficult it is to deal with cancer 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?
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.
It’s hard to think anything that’s more life-changing than a pregnancy. You’re bringing a new life into the world and if all goes according to plan, you will be carrying a child for nine months. You also have to get ready for the delivery and prepare your living space and nursery. On top of all of this, there’s all sorts of side effects and conditions related to pregnancy. Everything from moodiness and bloating to changes in your appetite can occur, according to the Mayo Clinic. But how does it affect your hair? You may have heard stories of hair growth and you may have also heard about hair loss related to pregnancy. RHRLI wants to help you sort the truth from myth.
At RHRLI, we’ve dedicated our practice to helping patients grow hair, even when it’s difficult. This month, we’re asking you to help cancer patients by growing your hair. It’s time for No-Shave November, an annual nationwide event, that raises funds and awareness for cancer and men’s health. The idea can be summed up in one sentence: Put the razor away for a month.
There are many reasons why you might be losing your hair, but the one cause of hair loss that gets the lion’s share of attention is androgenic alopecia, also known as male or female pattern hair loss. That is the most common form of hair loss, but there are other causes such as alopecia areata, which is sudden, patchy hair loss, or telogen effluvium which is related to changes in the growth cycle of hair. All sorts of things can factor into hair loss, from medication to tight hair buns, but what about anemia? RHRLI knows that patients have many questions about their hair loss and that many people have conditions like anemia and wonder how that plays into their hair loss.