Hair loss due to PCOS

PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a condition in women that is commonly associated with hair loss. In this blog post, we will discuss what PCOS is, how it affects hair growth, and how to treat hair loss due to PCOS.     What is PCOS? PCOS is a hormonal disorder that affects women of […]

Is Telogen Effluvium Reversible?

Yes, telogen effluvium is reversible–but not immediately.   This type of hair loss occurs when more hairs than usual enter the resting phase of the hair growth cycle–then fall out at the same time.   While, even without treatment, it generally resolves in 6-12 months, it can still cause significant stress and anxiety. In this […]

Hair Loss After Giving Birth

Hair loss after giving birth is a common phenomenon that affects many new mothers. It can be a frustrating experience, but it’s important to understand that it’s a normal part of the postpartum period. In this blog post, we’ll explore why hair falls out after pregnancy and provide some tips to help manage hair loss […]

Scalp psoriasis plaques vs other scalp conditions

Not all red rashes on the head are scalp psoriasis plaques. Although psoriasis is a common condition, there are similar looking skin conditions that occur on the scalp. Correctly diagnosing the cause of a scalp plaque is important for effective treatment.   Scalp psoriasis Scalp psoriasis plaques is a common skin condition that affects millions […]

How Often Should You Get a Chemical Peel?

Chemical peels are highly customizable cosmetic treatments that tackle numerous issues, from sun spots to fine lines to acne scars. At Aglow Dermatology, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Dina Strachan uses several types of chemical peels to help her patients achieve smoother, younger-looking skin.  One common question Dr. Strachan gets at her New York dermatology practice is, “How […]

What types of cancer cause hair loss?

Is hair loss a side effect of cancer? Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth. Many are aware that cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation, can cause hair loss. It’s less commonly known that the cancers themselves also cause alopecia. What types of cancer cause hair loss? Any cancer on […]

Can you fix a receding hairline?

Can you fix a receding hairline? Maybe.  It depends on the diagnosis and when you start treatment.     What causes a receding hairline? Before we can ask, “can you fix a receding hairline?” we first have to define what it is. A receding hairline means that the person is experiencing hair loss, or alopecia, […]

Alopecia vs Hair Loss

Understanding the difference between alopecia vs hair loss can be confusing.  Many people misuse the word alopecia. Alopecia is just the medical term for hair loss or balding–and there are several types.     Alopecia is not just alopecia areata When many use the term alopecia, they are referring to a specific type of hair […]

Hair Loss Help

Hair loss help goes beyond what your doctor does for you. Get the support of others in the community! Hair loss and alopecia are common conditions that affect millions of people They can have a significant impact on a person’s self-esteem, confidence, and overall quality of life.  Hair loss can make someone feel isolated.  But […]

Which doctor for hair loss?

When it comes to hair loss, or alopecia, sometimes it’s important to seek medical advice.  Different types of doctors have different levels of expertise.  In this blog we review which doctor for hair loss is the best option when you want to get answers and solutions regarding your hair falling out.     There are […]

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