Category Archives: Science & Hair

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Repair Time: How to Reactivate Dormant and Dead Hair Follicles

by Viviscal Hair Expert on February 12th, 2021

Originally posted on October 6th, 2017 Is your thinning hair simply in the resting phase of your natural hair growth cycle or are your follicles actually dead? Learn how to reactivate dormant and dead hair follicles to re-grow strong, healthy hair.

Birth Control and Hair Loss

by Colleen Welsch on March 26th, 2020
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Oral contraceptives, otherwise known as “the pill”, are some of the most popular forms of birth control in the U.S. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25.9% of American women who use contraception choose oral birth control pills. But like any medication, birth control pills can have side effects. […]

Truths & Myths: Ketoconazole Shampoo Hair Loss

by Colleen Welsch on February 20th, 2020
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Have you heard of ketoconazole shampoo for hair loss? You may have heard murmurings about this mysterious treatment for androgenetic alopecia. The media has hopped on the bandwagon of highlighting the potential benefits of an emerging range of ketoconazole products, particularly ketoconazole shampoo for hair loss. So is ketoconazole worth the investment, or is it […]