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National Donate Your Hair Day

Pantene is hosting its third annual National Donate Your Hair Day on Saturday, November 22, 2014! Pantene’s campaign, Beautiful Lengths, is a partnership with the American Cancer Society, that hopes to encourage people nationwide to donate their hair to have it turn into...

Tips on Choosing and Wearing a Wig

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Most women who are faced with hair loss opt for at least one wig and alternate wearing the wig(s) with hats and scarves. What should I do to prepare for hair loss? Make sure you will need a wig. Not all chemo causes hair loss. If your hair is long, consider having it cut short so...

Chemotherapy and hair loss: What to expect during treatment

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Find out what to expect when it comes to chemotherapy and hair loss. Plan to use your energy staying healthy rather than worrying about how you look. You might not think about how important your hair is until you face losing it. And if you have cancer and are about to undergo...

Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

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Some of the newer, more targeted chemotherapy drugs will not affect your hair. But the majority of drugs used do cause hair loss. Unfortunately, there’s nothing you can do to prevent it. Depending on the drug, your hair may gradually thin before you lose it — or you...

What Are The Signs and Causes of Hair Loss?

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  Hair loss can appear in many different ways, depending on the problem that’s causing it. It can come on suddenly or gradually and affect just your scalp or your whole body. Some types of hair loss are temporary, while others are permanent. Signs and symptoms of hair...

Step by Step Guide to Getting Your Wig Reimbursement

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Did you know, that if you are like so many of the men and women out there that need a wig for a medical reason (Cancer-related wig or Alopecia wig) you may be eligible for a reimbursement from your current health insurance provider?  In fact, most insurance companies will cover...

Hair Club for Kids

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A Charitable Program for Kids with Hair Loss Since 1992, Hair Club has offered free hair restoration services to children who suffer from diseases that lead to hair loss or alopecia. Hair Club for Kids is a non-profit program funded entirely by Hair Club that’s available at...

What is Anagen Effluvium Hair Loss?

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Anagen effluvium is a diffuse hair loss like telogen effluvium, but it develops much more quickly and can cause individuals to lose all their hair. Anagen effluvium is most frequently seen in people taking cytostatic drugs for cancer or those who have ingested toxic products like...

The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of women’s hair loss.

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Women with thinning hair or areas of balding can find themselves wondering why and what can be done about this embarrassing problem. “If a client has thinning hair or starts to notice it and asks me what to do, I do tell them to ask their doctor while trying different...

Healthy Ways to Handle Stress

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To effectively manage stress, it is best to devote attention to all aspects of life, including social, physical, emotional, career, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual. Here are some tips for handling stress: Social Play. Have fun. Confide in friends. Allow other people to...