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Diabetes Increases The Risk for Hair Loss

Diabetes Increases The Risk for Hair Loss
High Blood Sugar Levels trigger inflammation. Chronic inflammation is an autoimmune condition, the same type of condition that triggers alopecia areata. People who suffer from type 1 diabetes are at higher risk of suffering from alopecia areata, a hair loss condition characterised by smooth bald patches on the scalp continue reading >

Baldness and The Increased Risk of Heart Disease in Men

Baldness and The Increased Risk of Heart Disease in Men
Numerous studies with a total participant of 36,990 men showed that men with severe vertex baldness have a 48% higher risk of heart disease. A moderate vertex baldness was associated with a 36% increased risk of heart disease, while men with mild vertex baldness have a 18% higher risk of heart disease continue reading >

The Connection Between Male Pattern Baldness and Prostate Enlargement

The Connection Between Male Pattern Baldness and Prostate Enlargement
A study in Australia involving 2,836 men (1,446 were diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 70 and 1,390 were at the similar group of age and free of prostate cancer) suggested that men with vertex baldness, bald spots at the top of their heads are 50% more likely to suffer from prostate cancer continue reading >

The 6 Best Essential Oils To Stop Hair Loss and Regrow Hair

The 6 Best Essential Oils To Stop Hair Loss and Regrow Hair
As a skincare scientist who studied at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London; I am very fond of essential oils. For the past 15 years, I have been developing and perfecting haircare formulas to slow down my own hereditary hair loss continue reading >

Rosemary Extract Reduces Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in Hair Follicles

Rosemary Extract Reduces Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in Hair Follicles
A study published in the Phytotherapy Research showed that Rosemary extract inhibited the activity of 5-alpha-reductase by up to 94.6%. By inhibiting the action of enzyme 5-alpha-reductase in hair follicles, rosemary extract reduces dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in hair follicles that helps prevent androgenetic hair loss continue reading >

Rosemary Oil is as effective as Minoxidil for Androgenetic Alopecia

Rosemary Oil is as effective as Minoxidil for Androgenetic Alopecia
A study published in the Phytotherapy Research suggested that Rosemary contains phytochemicals that suppress the action of enzyme 5-alpha-reductase in converting testosterone to dihydrotestosterone. Dihydrotestosterone is the androgen hormone that causes the hair follicles in some men and women to stop growing hair continue reading >

Peppermint Strengthens and Promotes Hair Growth

Peppermint Strengthens and Promotes Hair Growth
A study published in Toxicology Research suggested that peppermint oil is more effective than minoxidil in promoting hair growth. Peppermint oil has been shown to increase the number and the depth of hair follicles. After 4 weeks, Peppermint Oil improved the hair growth by 92% compared to 55% of Minoxidil continue reading >

Caffeine Helps Prevent Baldness in Men and Women

Caffeine Helps Prevent Baldness in Men and Women
In hair follicles, testosterone gets converted to dihydrotestosterone by the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase (5-AR). A study published in the International Journal of Trichology suggested that Caffeine may reduce the activity of 5-alpha-reductase. Hence, caffeine seems to help prevent the hair follicles from shrinking continue reading >

How to Prevent and Reduce Stretch Marks

How to Prevent and Reduce Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are scars caused by tearing in the middle layer of the skin (dermis). Due to the rapid growth during puberty or pregnancy or sudden weight gain, the dermis is overstretched and torn. Some studies hinted that certain botanical oils may reduce the appearance of stretch marks continue reading >

6 Best Anti-Cellulite Essential Oils To Get Rid of Orange-Peel Skin

6 Best Anti-Cellulite Essential Oils To Get Rid of Orange-Peel Skin
Essential oils have long been used to improve health and wellbeing including preventing and reducing cellulite, the dimpled, orange-peel skin commonly seen on the thighs, buttocks and hips of women. With the current knowledge in herbal medicine, aromatherapy has gained a tremendous respect from medical practitioners continue reading >

How To Get Rid of Cellulite

How To Get Rid of Cellulite
Getting rid of cellulite can be very difficult and in some people, it is impossible to do it completely. Genetic predisposition can play a significant role. If your mother has cellulite, it is likely that you will have it too. Nevertheless, there are few things that you can do to reduce or get rid of cellulite continue reading >

How Dihydrotestosterone Causes Hair Loss (Androgenetic Alopecia)?

How Dihydrotestosterone Causes Hair Loss (Androgenetic Alopecia)?
Dihydrotestosterone causes hair follicles to shrink gradually. Over the times, hair appears visibly weaker, shorter and thinner. The term of androgenetic alopecia is used for a hair loss condition caused by androgen hormones, particularly dihydrotestosterone. Left untreated, this hair loss condition may cause baldness continue reading >