Addressing Menopausal Hair Loss

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It is completely natural to lose hair on a daily basis and on average it is thought that we lose between 50 and 100 hairs on a daily basis. However hair loss can be exacerbated as women approach the menopause with as many as forty percent of women being affected by this concern. When a woman starts to lose hair, it is particularly distressing as a woman’s hair is very much associated with her femininity.

What causes hair loss during the menopause?

There are a number of factors that may be attributed to hair loss during the menopause and beyond and I am briefly going to outline these below. Read More…

The Best Kept Secret For Healthy Hair, Skin and Nails

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Do hair, skin and nail supplements work?

Your hair and skin are one of the first things that people notice when they see you for the first time. Equally important are your hands including your nails since these tell a lot about you and your life. It is for this reason that it is vital to take care of these and yet many people simply do not acknowledge that that their daily lives are influenced by their hair, skin and nails. But did you know that the health of our hair, skin and nails are all connected?

Our skin is a unique organ that can tell us what is going on within our bodies. Perhaps we may have a vitamin deficiency or an illness and that is reflected through our skin’s appearance.

As a natural extension of our skin are our hair and nails. The condition, dryness and texture of our hair again reflects what is occurring within our bodies and likewise the colour, brittleness, and the general condition of our nails is indicative of our overall health. For example, sudden hair loss may be indicative of a new drug use, stress, mineral deficiencies including iron and illness. A bluish tint of nails is indicative of oxygen deficiency caused by poor circulation and a reddish cherry tint is often associated with iron deficiency. Read More…