October 29, 2020
Let’s start with another question. How many of you pull your hair tight into a ponytail or a bun? Most of us do that (or have done it) but have you ever thought about what happens to your hair when you do that? When your hair is pulled too tightly, this can cause hair loss that could cause damage to the hair follicles. Here is what you need to know to protect your hair against follicular damage.
October 12, 2020
October means it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we want to take this time to recognize what this month means to the many women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. It is devastating news to receive and can often be prevented by women getting an annual mammogram. We all make excuses. Too busy. Too much on your plate. Stop reading right now, and make that appointment because this can save your life.
January 02, 2020
January is the time we tend to look at ourselves from a different perspective. We think about our health most of all. It’s also a time when many people jump on the latest fad diets which aren’t necessarily healthy. Many of those diets lack the nutrition our body requires to maintain healthy skin and hair. This blog is going to discuss FIVE ESSENTIAL FOODS you should add to your diet to help start the NEW YEAR with healthy hair!
November 26, 2019
People spend a lot of money and time on their hair. We change our cut, our color, and want to look great but when was the last time you thought about your scalp? If your scalp is not healthy, either is your hair. By the way, caring for your scalp can help prevent many of the common causes of hair loss and damage.
Think about your garden or your plants. Do they look like the first picture or the second? With just this one example, you can see how important proper nutrients and proper care of your scalp can affect the growth of your hair.
October 8, 2019
WHY DO PEOPLE LOSE THEIR HAIR?
Chemotherapy uses a variety of drugs to stop cancer cells from dividing and prevent them from growing. These drugs are very aggressive and don’t discriminate between bad cancer cells and other rapidly growing good cells in our body. As a result, they attack the cells that are in your hair roots as those are fast growing cells….
September 20, 2019
As October is upon us, let’s take a moment to think of the women we love who have dealt with (& dealing with) this upsetting diagnosis. To those we lost and to the survivors – we keep you near and dear.
Yes, we are busy. We have long to-do lists. So can’t we add a 30 minute mammogram to that list? Did you know that many times breast cancer can be detected early based on getting a regular screening? Making time for this can save your life. If you have not done so yet, consider scheduling an appointment today!
August 05, 2019
Are you losing hair? Seeing your hair falling out in amounts more than usual can be alarming. Did you know that the average person loses as much as 100 strands a day? It you are seeing significantly more hair in your shower than you’re accustomed to, it could be time to see your doctor.
In most cases, speaking with your doctor will put your mind at ease by discovering that it isn’t anything serious.
May 06, 2019
It’s important that you maintain a balanced diet to prevent this from happening.
Make sure you include plenty of beans, seeds, nuts, nut butters, soy, whole grains, and (if possible) dairy products.
This should help provide you with plenty of protein, B vitamins and minerals and then hair loss should not be an issue.