Hair loss and thinning can be hereditary, but it can also be linked to a variety of conditions and medications.
"She's a blessing because she did more for me than I think I could ever do for anyone," says model Jeana Turner about her powerful relationship with 9-year-old Kaili.
Hair loss is unfortunate no matter when you experience it. For the study, researchers analyzed seasonality and hair loss by looking at Google Trends data from eight different countries. “This is something that we’ve observed in clinical practice for a long time,” Gary Goldenberg, M.D., assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, who didn’t work on the study, tells Yahoo Lifestyle.
Singer and makeup artist Keya "Gifted Keys" Trammell talks to Yahoo Style about her emotional meeting with little Zion and about embracing her condition. “The feeling of beginning to feel more beautiful without wigs when I looked in the mirror began to help me want to help others feel good about themselves. … I learned that having alopecia was a gift.”
Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood didn't consider chemotherapy for lung cancer treatment because of its potential side effect: hair loss.
Since alopecia has caused hair loss across her body, Kylie Bamberger has embraced her condition with confidence, refusing to hide her baldness — most especially on her wedding day. Kylie Bamberger took a stand for herself many years ago after alopecia struck in high school. The condition, in which one’s immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, causes hair loss across the body.
As a whole, movie villains have a certain look: They’re usually not as good-looking as the movie’s hero, and have certain physical features that make them seem more evil than other characters. Scientists say villains have certain facial features in common, such as dark under-eye circles and wrinkles. For the study, researchers took a look at the all-time top 10 film heroes and villains from the American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Heroes and Villains List.
A little girl who suffers from alopecia and lost all her hair got the chance to celebrate “Crazy Hair Day” at school — with a twist.
There’s been a lot of conflicting coverage of the topic of hair loss in men. Depending on the source a bald guy talks to, he can be led to believe he’s either the sexiest man on earth (as long as he’s gone full bald) or the village pariah. There are also a number of studies suggesting that male baldness may be linked to health issues. Research shows that hair loss has measurable connections with heart disease and an association (though not a direct cause-and-effect relationship) with prostate cancer. ...
Gemma Gray, 22, began losing hair at a rapid pace last year. Seeking a medical explanation, she was diagnosed with alopecia — a common disease that results in hair loss of the head as well as elsewhere on the body. “Obviously the first step in the climb was to admit to myself that I was indeed losing my hair.