Alopecia areata is a condition characterized by hair falling out in patches. Research suggests it is caused by the immune system attacking the hair follicles, causing them to shrink and slow down hair production. Because of this, alopecia is called an autoimmune disorder. According to statistics, alopecia is a common autoimmune disorder that affects about 6.8 million people in the U.S. … Continue reading Looking for a natural way to regrow hair? Try chaga mushrooms
Does rheumatoid arthritis cause hair loss?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a type of systemic autoimmune disease characterized by the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking the joints. This leads to joint pain, inflammation and reduced joint mobility. However, because RA is a systemic disease, it does not only affect the joints. If left untreated, it can also affect other systems in the … Continue reading Does rheumatoid arthritis cause hair loss?
Study reveals fermented water chestnuts help with symptoms of balding, hair loss
Alopecia is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, causing bald patches and massive hair loss. The condition usually develops during childhood or a person’s teenage years, but in some cases, people develop it in their 30s. While it is not lethal, there is no known cure for alopecia. The only consolation for people with … Continue reading Study reveals fermented water chestnuts help with symptoms of balding, hair loss
All You Need to Know About Castor Oil: An Age-Old Home Remedy
Source: All You Need to Know About Castor Oil: An Age-Old Home Remedy by Dr. Edward Group Not so long ago, moms everywhere used castor oil as a cure-all for many ailments, from stomach pain to fever to its most famous use — easing constipation. Take a teaspoon, and you are good! Some parents threatened a … Continue reading All You Need to Know About Castor Oil: An Age-Old Home Remedy
Extracts from fermented Trapa japonica fruits can improve symptoms of alopecia
In this study, researchers from South Korea examined the effect of Bacillus/Trapa japonica fruit ferment filtrate extracts (TJFs) on human hair follicle dermal papilla (HDP) cells to determine if the activation of the Akt/ERK/GSK-3B signaling pathway improves HDP cell proliferation. Their findings were published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Despite modern medical treatments, the number of alopecia … Continue reading Extracts from fermented Trapa japonica fruits can improve symptoms of alopecia
Are your hormones causing hair loss?
Does your hair seem a lot thinner lately? Or are you losing strands of hair often? It could be your hormones. Modern life and stress – be it physical, mental, and hormonal – can disrupt key hormones that protect your hair. Listed below are the main hormone imbalances associated with hair loss. Testosterone Testosterone is the … Continue reading Are your hormones causing hair loss?
9 Healthy reasons to make cabbage juice
Vegetable juice is not an uncommon thing. Carrots, cucumbers, broccoli, and celery are just a few of the many vegetables that are used to make potent health drinks. But recently, another leafy green has made it to the list of juice-worthy vegetables, and this time, it’s a rather unusual one: cabbage. While it doesn’t sound as appetizing … Continue reading 9 Healthy reasons to make cabbage juice
Nutrition for lovely locks: Make your hair thicker naturally
Maintaining hair health goes beyond just using natural hair products — although those can be helpful, too. If you want to keep your hair thick and shiny naturally, follow a healthy diet and avoid using shampoos and conditioners that contain harmful chemicals. Hair health basics According to Andi Scarborough, stylist and co-owner of Framed salon in Santa … Continue reading Nutrition for lovely locks: Make your hair thicker naturally
Shiny hair, stronger nails: Add these 8 biotin-rich foods to your diet
If you are losing hair faster than normal, you might be one of those rare individuals who suffer from a deficiency of biotin. This is easily remedied, however, by eating foods that are naturally rich in this B vitamin. Also known as vitamin B7, biotin supports the healthy growth of hair, skin, and nails. It is taken … Continue reading Shiny hair, stronger nails: Add these 8 biotin-rich foods to your diet
Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects
Source: Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group Gaining popularity these days as a weight loss aid and natural healing agent, black cumin seed oil comes with a centuries-old wellness pedigree. Black cumin seeds were popular among the Egyptian pharaohs and were even found in King Tutankhamun's tomb. Black … Continue reading Black Cumin Seed Oil: Top Benefits, Uses, & Side Effects