The festivities of the winter season might bring joy to your heart and soul—but does it do the same for your hair? Not likely, assuming you’re like most people who experience brittle, dry, and damaged locks once the cold air drifts in. That frosty feeling can even mean an obnoxiously flaky scalp, and in severe cases, even hair loss!
We’re all for optimal safety in the world of sports. However, we can’t help but be slightly disappointed when hats and helmets hide the glorious hair of our favorite MLB baseball players. After all, just because working their bodies into peak, World Series-winning condition might be their number one priority, growing out some great locks apparently doesn’t fall too far behind.
Nearly all medications have the potential to carry side effects. Hair loss is sometimes one of them. Though not as frequent as side effects like headache or nausea, when hair loss does occur, it often can rattle patients and leave them with countless questions like:
- Is the hair loss permanent?
- Will it get worse?
- Is the meditation worth it?
All are fair questions. As much as we love our health, we also love our hair. It can be a frustrating challenge to decide what’s best for ourselves and our well-being.
Nothing’s easy about cancer or undergoing chemotherapy. However, as cancer-related research and technology advances, so do remedies developed to combat chemotherapy’s many side effects. One of these most dreaded side effects includes hair loss.
For both men and women, hair loss is one of the most challenging aspects of chemotherapy. Some people report having a harder time coping with hair loss than by losing a body part to cancer or even receiving the cancer diagnosis itself.
When people think of hair loss, they usually envision aging men going bald. Though this kind of hair loss—typically caused by androgenetic alopecia or male pattern baldness—is the most common, it’s far from the only form.
We also regularly treat patients experiencing hair loss on the face, including the eyebrows. Though it’s a tiny patch of hair, eyebrow loss can have a massive effect on a person’s appearance, personal style and self-esteem.
Maybe you just got done after a long day of work. Or maybe you just finished a relaxing summer jog around the park. Either way, you finally pause for a second to take off your hat. Then, as you look inside, something horrifying comes into view—your hat’s seemingly FULL of your own hair.
For years, speaking openly about hair transplants was a rarity—unless it was as the butt of some bad joke. Though millions dreamed about reviving the locks of their youth, the stigma attached to plastic surgery and fear of receiving pluggy results held many back from seriously considering the procedure.
Thanks to today’s advanced medical technology, we’ve all heard miraculous stories about life-saving organ transplants. Occasionally, these transplants involve the recipient receiving the donor tissue from their own body, such as skin or blood . However, the vast majority of stories involve the donor organ coming from someone else.
What’s the biggest downside about hockey helmets? They cover up too much of that gorgeous hair hiding just underneath. Thankfully for us, hockey players never shy away from showing off their immaculate hair once they step off the ice.
So, which NHL players have the greatest heads of hair below those helmets? It’s nearly impossible to narrow down our favorites. However, we can’t get enough of these 9 hockey star’s perfect locks.
It’s intimidating for anyone to go under-the-knife. After all, there are always potential health risks including infection, scarring or adverse reactions—even for minor surgical procedures.
But when it comes to hair transplant procedures specifically, what other complications could arise? Can a hair transplant procedure actually fail? And if they can, how can patients ensure they only receive the best results?