15 Apr, 2024
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The Rarest Hair Features A Person Can Have – Health Digest

Generally isolated to childhood, uncombable hair syndrome is another rare hair feature a person can have that is unique to kids, explains the Cleveland Clinic. Children with this genetic condition have hair on their head growing in various different directions rather than all strands growing down towards the floor. With signs usually emerging around the […]

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What Happens To Your Hair When You Eat Peanut Butter Every Day – Health Digest

One of the reasons you might have taken peanut butter off the menu was to cut fat out of your life. There is no denying that peanut butter has fat (100 grams of peanut butter has 49 grams of total fat), but it’s essential to remember that not all fat is bad. Trans fats and […]

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This Type Of Human Hair Can’t Actually Grow Back – Health Digest

According to the National Institutes of Health, any damage to these specialized cells in humans and other mammals can lead to irreversible hearing loss because of the cells’ inability to regenerate. In contrast, non-mammals like reptiles, fish, and birds possess the ability to regenerate theirs and, consequently, recover from hearing loss. To be specific, damaged […]

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Does Hair Keep Growing Even After Death? – Health Digest

According to a team of medical professionals (via a 2007 study article published in the BMJ), the short answer is that no, human hair does not continue to grow after one’s death.  The growth of one’s hair and nails requires a hormonal regulation sequence that does not, and cannot, occur after death. Underneath hair follicles lies […]

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Where You Live Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Hair – Health Digest

According to research released in 2019, there might be a link between hair loss and air pollution, more specifically, dust and diesel particulate matter (PM). After exposing human follicle dermal papilla cells (HFDPCs) to these air pollutants, the study’s authors assessed protein levels in hair follicles responsible for hair growth (β-catenin).  As lead author Hyuk Chul Kwon […]

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The Way You Wash Your Hair May Be Doing More Damage Than You Think – Health Digest

When you’re in a hurry to get out the door for an important appointment, you might be tempted to rush through a shower and this might result in you not properly wetting your hair before you shampoo it. It might also mean that you rush through the post-shampoo rinse, just so you can apply conditioner […]

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Thinning hair? Receding hairline? This micro needling scalp treatment promotes hair growth

Using growth factors and stem cells to tackle thinning hair and receding hair lines, Ksenia Lavrentieva tries CALECIM – an advanced micro needling hair growth and rejuvenation treatment The revolution of hair growth has hit the clinics. Put down those supplements (that never work) and the topical lotions (that cannot penetrate for a truly effective […]

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Receding hairline? Hair thinning? Healthista tries Hydrafacial Keravive for thicker looking hair

From hair thinning to a receding hairline, as we get older we notice our hair isn’t what it once was. Ksenia Lavrentieva visits Dr Preema for a Hydrafacial Keravive treatment that promotes scalp health and thicker looking hair  As we age, we experience countless changes in our lives, one of which is the gradual thinning of our […]

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Hair loss: a complete guide – Healthista

Healthista sat down with Hannah Gaboardi, a leading trichologist and hair health expert, to discuss male and female hair loss, why it happens and how to treat it Our hair is an important symbol of our appearance and more broadly, our self-esteem. However, hair loss can greatly affect self-image and confidence.   Hair loss is an […]

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‘After trying everything this is how I finally got healthy thick hair at 48’

The Agent’s Secret on how Healthista Collective Expert Georgie Wolfinden now has the healthiest thick hair aged 48 after trying everything. Here’s what she suggests for glossy luscious locks  I’d never really thought about my hair before until I hit 43 and then it suddenly all changed; I was heading towards a hair crisis. I […]