Psychological Effects

Hair Transplants and Quality of Life

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If you’re losing your hair, it can be a difficult time for you. Hair loss or thinning hair can make you feel like you’re aging, it can cause you to be unhappy about your appearance, and it can even cause you to be depressed. It may not be immediately apparent, but hair loss can have a big impact on your quality of life. [Read more…] about Hair Transplants and Quality of Life

Reducing Anxiety Before Hair Restoration

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At RHRLI, many of our patients are looking for a permanent solution to hair loss but can be a bit hesitant about seeking treatment. We often get patients who ask questions about whether the procedure will hurt. Others are concerned about how their hair will look after a hair transplant. Still, others have concerns about scarring and recovery time.  We know that patients have anxiety going into the procedure, but we also know we can reduce that anxiety because we have the most state of the art hair restoration system available. [Read more…] about Reducing Anxiety Before Hair Restoration

Why Hair is Associated with Beauty?

Why Hair is Associated with Beauty?

At RHRLI we know hair is very important to just about everyone. We work every day with people who are dealing with hair loss and thinning hair and studies have shown that loss of hair can be devastating. One reason for this is that hair is often associated with beauty and some studies even show a relationship between attractiveness and certain types of hairstyles.

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How Thinning Hair Affects a Woman’s Self-Confidence

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Losing hair can be a difficult experience for anyone.  Society associates hair with youth and beauty and the realization that your hair is thinning can often be stressful and have a big effect on self-confidence. Society also tends to think of hair loss as a condition that affects men, which can make it more difficult for women to get the help they need. Research has shown that women can have a particularly difficult time coping with the self-esteem issues that are associated with hair loss. According to Medical News Today, women account for more than 40 percent of all hair loss sufferers and like men, women also look for a permanent solution to hair loss. At RHRLI we feel we have that solution with the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant System. We’re hair loss experts and we understand the difficulties our patients encounter. So we want to give you information on how thinning hair affects a woman’s self-confidence.

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What is Trichotillomania?

What is Trichotillomania

There are many ways that people can lose their hair. At RHRLI, we often deal with androgenetic alopecia, better known as male or female pattern hair loss. It’s a condition that is related to a hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT causes hair follicles to shrink, resulting in a pattern of hair loss. There are other medical conditions that cause hair loss, but not every cause of hair loss is medical. There is a condition that can lead you to lose hair in bunches that’s psychological. It’s called trichotillomania and it often requires help from both medical and mental health professionals.

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Easing Anxiety Before Your Hair Restoration Procedure

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Finding a permanent solution to hair loss is a big step and at RHRLI we know that taking that step doesn’t always come easy.  Even though RHRLI is the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that employs the ARTAS® system, the most state-of-the-art hair restoration procedure available, it’s understandable that our patients will have questions, concerns, and even anxiety before they make their decision to seek treatment.

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The Psychology of Hair Loss

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RHRLI is the place to go if you’re looking for a permanent solution to hair loss or thinning hair, but we know that the journey to that decision can be filled with emotion. When you discover that you are losing your hair, it’s not uncommon to have intense feelings about it. Researchers have studied the psychological impact of hair loss, therapists see its effect on their patients and those patients have their own story to tell. RHRLI wants to urge you to seek help if you are overwhelmed by feelings related to your hair loss. You’re not alone and we want to share information about the psychology of hair loss.

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Psychological Effects of Hair Loss in Men and Women

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For some people, looking in the mirror can be a painful, even traumatizing experience.  Realizing you have thinning hair or that you’re losing hair can cause a variety of reactions, from minor sadness to full-scale depression. Hair loss can be particularly difficult for women.  RHRLI wants you to know about the psychological effects of hair loss. We want you to understand the facts and to know that help is available. If you’re seeking a permanent solution to hair loss, RHRLI offers one. We are the only hair restoration center on Long Island, that features the ARTAS® System, the safest, most advanced treatment available today.

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Causes Of Hair Loss In Young Men

male patterned baldnessBalding or thinning hair is generally thought of as a problem that primarily affects men after the age of 40. This may be why it can be quite shocking for young men to suddenly notice hair loss. In young men, hair loss can be very emotionally challenging. Sometimes, this hair loss is temporary, such as when it occurs as a result of significant stress. However, it’s generally advisable for young men with sudden hair loss to visit a physician at a hair restoration clinic. The physician can try to determine the underlying cause of the problem and the appropriate treatment recommendations. [Read more…] about Causes Of Hair Loss In Young Men

Does Stress Cause Hair Loss?

does stress cause hair loss There are many different possible causes for hair loss, and it is important to identify these causes to facilitate proper treatment. When you seek out treatment for thinning hair in Long Island, you might think about whether stress is a factor in your hair loss.

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