Hair Loss

Some articles on hair, hair loss:

Cicatricial Alopecia
... group of rare disorders that destroy the hair follicle, replace it with scar tissue, and cause permanent hair loss ... In some cases, hair loss is gradual, without symptoms, and is unnoticed for long periods ... In other cases, hair loss is associated with severe itching, burning and pain and is rapidly progressive ...
Pilgarlic - Cause - Genetics
... Other genes involved with hair loss have been found, including a gene located at 3q26 ... Another gene that might be involved in hair loss is the P2RY5 ... This gene is linked to hair structure ...
Cicatricial Alopecia - Causes
... all cicatricial alopecias involve inflammation directed at the upper part of the hair follicle where the stem cells and sebaceous gland (oil gland) are located ... no possibility for regeneration of the hair follicle, and permanent hair loss results ... it is possible to have more than one type of hair loss condition, non-scarring forms of hair loss do not turn into scarring forms of hair loss ...
Pilgarlic - Management - Concealing Hair Loss - Head
... One method of hiding hair loss is the "comb over", which involves restyling the remaining hair to cover the balding area ... solution, useful only while the area of hair loss is small ... As the hair loss increases, a comb over becomes less effective ...
Pilgarlic - Research
... Research is looking into connections between hair loss and other health issues ... A 2007 study indicated that smoking may be a factor associated with age-related hair loss among Asian men ... The researchers discovered that the growth of new hair producing follicles could be stimulated in mice by damaging their skin ...

Famous quotes containing the words loss and/or hair:

    The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

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    —Bible: Hebrew Song of Solomon 4:1.