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Mark had a whole collection of caps in his closet. There were caps from his favorite sporting teams; caps from places he visited. Each day he chose his cap based on how he was feeling; he felt his choice reflected his mood. Sometimes, when he was feeling down, Mark would pick out a cap that held good memories, other times, such as when he was hanging out with friends, the cap would represent what they had in common, like a favorite sports team.
But lately, the whole collection of caps stayed in the closet. Mark was afraid to wear them. A few weeks ago, he noticed his hair was thinning and a friend said it could be from always wearing a hat. Mark knew that as he got older, his hair would probably thin out, but he was still in his thirties. The thought of going bald was scary and if he had to give up wearing caps to stop it, he would.
For many men, a thick, healthy head of hair is tied in with their self-image. Without their hair, they feel older and less attractive. When ...
I always thought the saying “Hair today, gone tomorrow” related to men. That’s not the case. It turns out that as we go through menopause, women can experience thinning of their follicles.
According to MedlinePlus , which is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, the average scalp has 100,000 hairs and each person loses approximately 100 hairs daily. Each hair grows an average of about half an inch a month and grows on average for 2-6 years. After a cycle of rest, the hair falls out and a new strand begins to grow in its place. Approximately 85% of your hair is in the growth phase, while the other 15% is in the resting phase.
So let's look at hair loss. “The main difference between male and female hair loss is that in women, hair follicles are rarely damaged, which means when the cause of the hair loss is addressed, hair can often regrow,” Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge write in the...
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