Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

by Viviscal Hair Expert on August 30th, 2010

For those struggling with cancer, and possibly chemotherapy, hair loss should be the last thing they are concerned about. But for 45-year-old Cathy Fisher, losing her hair “was devastating and marked the lowest point in her illness.” “I woke up one morning feeling like death and I looked at the pillow and there was my […]

Seasonality of Hair Shedding in Healthy Women Complaining of Hair Loss

by Viviscal Hair Expert on August 27th, 2010

Question: Is there a particular time of the year when hair shedding occurs more often? Answer: Hair loss as a result of telogen effluvium occurs most commonly in autumn, with a second smaller peak occurring in the summer. Synopsis: Telogen effluvium, an increase in the percentage of hair follicles in the telogen (resting) phase followed […]

20 Years of Hair Loss

by Viviscal Hair Expert on August 6th, 2010

Nearly 50% of women experience some degree of hair loss after pregnancy I have suffered from hair loss since I was 28 yrs old. I am now 49 yrs old. It was quite devastating to say the least. I had gorgeous hair and earned a living doing shows as a Barbie lookalike for children. I […]