PITYRIASIS-SEBORRHOEA & TREATMENTS

Pityriasis is a genus of non-pathogenic yeast-like fungi which produce fine spores but no mycelium. It proliferates in “Dandruff ‘ and ‘Seborrhoeic Dermatitis’ and in the diseases/ conditions discussed herein – prefixed Pityriasis Seborrhoea may be defined thus: ‘excess sebum for a specific individuals age and sex’. Seborrhoeic dermatitis (Pityriasis) is a chronic inflammatory papulo-squamous...

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HAIR LOSS- OPTIONS & TREATMENTS
Apr21

HAIR LOSS- OPTIONS & TREATMENTS

By Jennifer Bahney for The Trichological Society’s College of Trichology Androgenetic Alopecia (also called androgenic alopecia) affects both men and women and is often referred to as male pattern baldness or female pattern baldness. It is a non-reversible form of genetically determined hair loss characterized by a marked decrease in terminal hair density as well as in hair shaft diameter. Although the pattern of hair loss appears...

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STRESS AND HAIR LOSS

Stress and Hair Loss Stress And Hair Loss… Hair Loss And Stress, Are They Connected? Research has shown that stress undoubtedly affects the hair cycle and that losing your hair can cause stress. However, which one triggers the other? Did the stress of meeting that deadline last month cause you to lose some hair, or was it the hair you noticed on your pillow last week that triggered a stress episode? In this article, I have...

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VITAMINS- WHAT THEY DO FOR HAIR & BODY

Listing of vitamins Vitamin (common names) Benefits Recommended amount (daily RDA* or daily AI**) Upper limit (UL) per day Good food sources Did you know? VITAMIN A(Retinol, retinal, and retinoic acid — three active forms of vitamin A in the body — are retinoids, “preformed” vitamin A. Beta carotene can easily be converted to vitamin A as needed.) Essential for vision Lycopene may lower prostate cancer risk Keeps tissues...

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UCLA CURE FOR BALDNESS

By Marrecca Fiore Feb 17th 2011 9:29AM Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles and the Veterans Administration say they “stumbled” upon a possible cure for baldness while researching how stress affects the stomach and gut. The researchers said this week they’ve found a chemical compound that spurs hair growth by blocking a stress-related hormone associated with hair loss — at least in mice....

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TYPES OF OILS FOR THE HAIR
Apr21

TYPES OF OILS FOR THE HAIR

Investigation of penetration abilities of various oils into human hair fibers. Keis K, Persaud D, Kamath YK, Rele AS. Source TRI Princeton, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA. Abstract In this work we have explored capillary adhesion between hair fibers treated with different types of oils. With coconut, olive, and sunflower oils the capillary adhesion was found to decrease with time, but not with mineral oil. Application of heat reduced the...

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