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The Link Between the Thyroid and Hair Loss

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Everyone loses hair on a regular basis. We can shed up to 100 hairs per day, and most of this shedding goes unnoticed. Usually these hairs are replaced with new growth. For those with thyroid disease, these hairs may not grow back, and it is important to know if your thyroid condition is to blame.…

Can Male Pattern Baldness Be Prevented?

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Do you look at your bald father or grandpa and fear that in the future you may experience hair loss too? If so, you may be wondering if there’s anything that you can do to prevent male pattern hair loss from occurring. What Is Male Pattern Baldness? Per our Atlanta facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stong,…

Hair Growth Treatments: PRP vs. Stem Cell Therapy

Restoring your hair doesn’t have to mean undergoing surgery and having hair follicles transplanted. PRP and stem cell therapy are two non-surgical solutions that may be all you need to enjoy the head full of hair that you once had. What is PRP? PRP, or plasma rich platelets uses a sample of your blood to…

Scalp Micropigmentation AKA Scalp Tattoos

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Scalp micropigmentation is a hair revitalization technique in Atlanta, Georgia that has been growing in popularity among people who might not otherwise qualify for surgical or other non-surgical procedures. Scalp tattoos are a great solution for people that are balding, have bald spots, alopecia, or scars where hair doesn’t grow. The process uses specialized techniques…

PRP Hair Loss Treatment Post Care Instructions

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So you’ve just completed your platelet-rich plasma hair loss treatment in Atlanta, now what? For about 2 – 5 days post-op you can expect possible mild bruising, redness, itching, swelling and/or soreness. Also, as the cells in your scalp are being activated it’s normal to feel a tingling sensation. To help ensure a quick recovery…

Sudden Hair Loss May Be Alopecia

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Alopecia is an autoimmune condition that occurs when your body attacks hair follicles and causes them to stop producing hair, leading to hair loss. Types of Alopecia Several types of alopecia exist, including: Alopecia Areata – This type of alopecia is seen when you have one or more coin-sized patch of hair loss on your…

8 Tips to Combat Winter Hair

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The cold, windy, dry weather during our Atlanta, Georgia winter months can unfortunately wreak havoc on your nice head of hair.  Split ends can start to develop, hair is more susceptible to breaking, and your scalp can become dry and itchy. To help combat some of theses effects that winter has on your hair and…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) And How It Relates to Hair Loss

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PCOS is a hormonal condition that affects the function of a woman’s ovaries. Having PCOS causes irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain and high levels of male hormones, called androgens. If you’re a woman in Atlanta with PCOS, you’re not alone. How Does PCOS Relate to Hair Loss? Androgenic hormones such as testosterone cause women to…

Are Your Hair Brushing Habits Hurting Your Hair?

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Do you long for that beautiful, shiny, smooth hair that the Hollywood stars have? Your brushing habits may have a lot to do with why you’re far from achieving that goal. Here are some common habits that people have when it comes to brushing their hair, which are actually doing more harm than good. Using…

How to Battle Dandruff

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Flakes in your hair and an itchy scalp are the main symptoms of dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis, not shampooing enough, a yeast called Malassezia, or an allergy to certain products are all common causes of dandruff. The following are some ways that you can prevent or get rid of dandruff for good. Using the Right Shampoo…

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