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Shapiro MD

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Everything You Should Know About The Hair Loss Hormone (DHT)

There are several factors that can potentially cause hair loss in both men and women, including family history, hormonal changes, radiation therapy and medications. Even excessive stress and certain hair treatments can cause hair loss or thinning. If you can pinpoint the underlying cause of your hair woes, you’re more…
Shapiro MD
March 9, 2019
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Stress and Hair Loss: Are They Related?

It is no secret that stress can take a toll on your overall health. According to the American Psychological Association, stress has an adverse effect on just about every system of the body, including the musculoskeletal system, respiratory and cardiovascular systems and endocrine, gastrointestinal and nervous systems. Stress even has…
Shapiro MD
March 9, 2019
Hair Growth Science

Understanding the Hair Growth Cycle

A common question we get asked is “What happens if my hair follicles are dead? Can I still regrow hair?” To which the answer is always “YES!” Hair follicles dying is actually a natural part of the hair growth cycle. In this blog post, we will dive into the different…
Shapiro MD
March 8, 2019