Common Medications that Cause Hair Loss

Many commonly prescribed prescription drugs can cause temporary hair loss, trigger the onset of male and female pattern baldness, and even cause permanent hair loss. Note that the drugs listed here do not include those used in chemotherapy and radiation for cancer treatment. Your doctor may not mention hair loss as a side effect [...]

Hair loss is extremely common.

Hair loss is extremely common. Half of the population has alopecia by the age of 50 years. Men and women are affected in equal proportion. Alopecia can have a significant impact on patients’ quality of life and on psychological well being. There are several types of alopecia, which can be classified by underlying pathological mechanisms [...]

Healthy food can promote hair growth!

Did you know that a healthy diet can promote hair growth? According to Marie Marlowe, nutritionist, the healthiest diet for your hair is the healthiest diet in general—one that is based on real, whole foods and is mostly plant-based. She recommends foods like beans, bell peppers, and leafy greens (plus a couple of non-plant [...]