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What You Need to Know About Telogen Effluvium Hair Loss

by Colleen Welsch on February 14th, 2019
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It’s normal to shed up to 100 hair strands each day. But if you’re noticing more hair than usual in your brush or shower drain, you may have telogen effluvium. Telogen effluvium happens when a sudden physical trauma “shocks” hair follicles, resulting in increased shedding a few months after the event. According to the American […]

Can Birth Control Pills Cause Hair Loss?

by Colleen Welsch on February 7th, 2019
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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. […]

Everything You Need to Know about Men’s Hair Loss

by Viviscal Hair Expert on November 29th, 2018
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Male hair loss can affect men as young as their 20s. According to the American Hair Loss Association, more than 85% of men will have significantly thinning hair at some point in their lives. While some men flaunt their bald head, others would prefer to keep their locks. The key to halting male hair loss […]