Surely there are lots of you like me: you experience both hair loss and excess hair growth. Wait, what? How can excess hair growth in women occur when you are also losing your hair? Kinda ironic, no? I really have never been able to justify why I can have no hair on the top of my head (ok, an ... Read More about Excess Hair Growth in Women…AND Hair Loss (What Gives?)
There are actually a ton of products to hide women's hair loss out there, it's just a matter of finding which ones work for you. If you need to cover a larger area, many women opt for for hair fibers. These are small (they almost look like dust) hair fibers that you shake into the area that you ... Read More about Products to Hide Women’s Hair Loss
It's amazing how many women with thinning hair skip this step: volumizing products for thin hair are a must-have, no matter if you hair is just thin or thinning. I would not be caught dead outside of the house (hmm, or inside for that matter) without my volumizing concoction. It takes me about 2 ... Read More about Volumizing Products for Thin Hair Make All the Difference!
Alright. I've been thinking about this for the past few months and I've decided to jump on it. Here I am, making it official: starting January 1, I'm officially doing a 30-day Paleo Diet for PCOS challenge! Why 30 days? Because I'm someone that needs to set small, incremental goals. If I tell myself ... Read More about Paleo Diet for PCOS: Does it Work?
So, does Spironolactone for hair loss work in women? I got put on Spiro (a.k.a. Aldactone) about four months ago. My doctor was actually hesitant to put me on it because he felt: 1) Even though I complained of thinning hair, I hid it well he couldn't see it. "It doesn't look that bad." 2) The ... Read More about Spironolactone for Hair Loss: Does it Work? (Photo)
If you've done any Google-ing, you know there are a ton of symptoms out there that can point towards PCOS (poly-cystic ovarian syndrome), but how can you diagnosis PCOS yourself? Unfortunately, many of those symptoms can mean other things, too. The best reasoning I've heard to help steer you in the ... Read More about How to Diagnose PCOS: My Story
As much as I'd rather not show this picture to pretty much anyone, I guess it's a necessity on a female hair loss blog, huh? Quick, shield your eyes...a female losing hair is incoming: This is me in mid-November, 2012. I was really bummed because this was taken right after I left the ... Read More about Just a Female Losing Hair (Here I Am!)
Well, so it's not really the end of the world (at least, to the best of my knowledge), but it's December 21, 2012, which is the day many fanatics were predicting it to be. Yes, I know the Mayans predicted the end of some phase, as well. Apparently, it was supposed to occur at 6:12 a.m. Eastern ... Read More about It’s the End of the World! Wish I Went Out with More Hair