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by mamaherrera
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: update on me
Replies: 1
Views: 8183

update on me

OK I've tried to focus more on styling my hair and not counting the hairs. Here's what's going on. I was doing lots of shedding, over 100. like 150, a dermatologist told me up to 200 was normal. Whatever. . . I had noticed less density in what used to be "lots of hair." Then I noticed a lot less she...
by mamaherrera
Tue May 31, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: terminal hairs falling
Replies: 8
Views: 20247

Re: terminal hairs falling

Is it really true that a hair follicle only produces 10-20 times in a lifetime Because if it 's true, someone who has CTE, it doesn't seem like there's AS much hope in getting luxurious hair back because how many timse have those hair follicles reproduced just in that 3 years of CTE and regrowing in...
by mamaherrera
Tue May 31, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: Prevent Further Hair Loss and Help to Protect Current Hair
Replies: 0
Views: 13047

Re: Prevent Further Hair Loss and Help to Protect Current Ha

\nice summary. I've heard though, that keeping hair up in buns always makes hair grow longer, because ends and all are protected from wind and all. What do you think on that\
by mamaherrera
Tue May 24, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Other Hair Loss Problems
Topic: My Strange Hair Loss Story
Replies: 13
Views: 43431

Re: My Strange Hair Loss Story

That is so my issue exactly. I see a lot of hairs that come out in the comb/shower that are 4-5 inches long and not as thick as the rest, but not vellus width either. I have read all the articles about short anagen cycling and my question is this. Is short cycling ONLY indicative of AGA or can it be...
by mamaherrera
Mon May 23, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: no hope in dermatologists
Replies: 7
Views: 20889

Re: no hope in dermatologists

Thanks for explanations and yes I plan to start working in your scalp exercises, as I have lots of stress and it should definitely help with that and more. I'll let you know if I have questions as I begin!! But besides your plan, do you also need to know what a lot of people suggest, which is scalp ...
by mamaherrera
Fri May 20, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: terminal hairs falling
Replies: 8
Views: 20247

Re: terminal hairs falling

About those intermediate hairs, shorter and thinner, we freak out, right? But isn't it normal to have some intermediate hairs? I was reading an article that said a normal scalp has a 6:1 ratio of terminal to intermediate hairs, where an AGA scalp has a 3:1 or lower. and with those intermediate hairs...
by mamaherrera
Fri May 20, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Scalp Exercise
Topic: Exercise and Massage the Scalp
Replies: 1
Views: 3200

Re: Exercise and Massage the Scalp

I have heard from a guy that sells henna, that oil in the scalp, deep oil treatments, etc. actually cause hair loss. This stunned me because I always do oil massages, what do you think on that?? Any research to boost that statement out?
by mamaherrera
Fri May 20, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: no hope in dermatologists
Replies: 7
Views: 20889

Re: no hope in dermatologists

Hey there! I've been reading all of your articles you've sent me and then some. It's very nice of you to share that information for all of us struggling. I guess, I know there's 100% truth in your diet info, as I've been told by another doctor too, that If I've got PCOS and slight insulin resistance...
by mamaherrera
Wed May 18, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: no hope in dermatologists
Replies: 7
Views: 20889

Re: no hope in dermatologists

Tom, I sincerely appreciate your sharing that knowledge with me, way more than what the docs have shared with me. They just say " pop the pill and it'll get fixed. funny you mention that about rosemary, I don't know if it is from that, but lately my scalp has been super itchy. I'm glad you pointed m...
by mamaherrera
Tue May 17, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Female Hair Loss
Topic: no hope in dermatologists
Replies: 7
Views: 20889

no hope in dermatologists

Just have a question I hope you can help me wiht because I ve gone to 2 dermatologists, not the slightest interest shown, no answers, and PCOS I supposedly have and am on spirolactone. I started noticed lots of shedding a year after my baby and it lasted for over a year. I was totally stressing out ...