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• Obstetric and gynecologic conditions such as ovarian tumors, post-partum and post-menopausal states. • Iron deficiency anemia. • Thyroid disease. • Connective tissue diseases, such as Lupus. • Nutritional causes including crash diets, bulimia, protein/calorie deficiency, essential fatty acid or zinc deficiency and hypervitaminosis A. • Stress from surgical procedures,...

Hair loss is not only a physical issue; it can also have a significant psychological and mental impact. This impact may be more obvious for women but the effects on men should not be underestimated. Hair loss can result in withdrawal, anxiety, and depression. Research has...

Hair is a complicated structure. It is comprised of the root (or follicle) and the shaft (the visible part of hair). The root is enclosed in the hair follicle and ends down to the bulb. Dermal papilla cell is situated at the base of the hair...

There are 3 major growth stages: Anagen, Catagen, and TelogenAnagen: is the active growth phase of the hair follicles. Catagen: is the transition period between growth and rest. Hair continues to grow at a decreasing rate. Telogen: is the resting phase of the hair follicle. Over a...

Ι) Lanugo hairs: In the 3rd month of pregnancy, smooth, colorless and soft hairs cover the entire embryo’s body which remains till few weeks before birth. II) Vellus hairs: It is fine, soft and barely pigmented hairs, usually 1 or 2 cm in long. Due to lack of...