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Using Green Tea to Stop Hair Loss

New research has been done to study the effect of green tea in hair loss. It was found in the research that antioxidants  of green tea has a benefit in the hair and scalp.  Drinking a lot of green tea can help prevent hair loss and is good in your diet. Chemicals in green tea epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is gallic acid.

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Helping Cancer Patients Shop for a Wig

Facing cancer is a tough prospect. It is particularly difficult for women because it often involves hair loss. The site LymphomaInfo.net offers some great information for a prospective cancer patient on choosing a wig. An excerpt;

Ordering a wig before you start to lose a lot of hair has some advantages. Most importantly, your stylist can help you find a style and color similar to your own hair.

The American Cancer Society offers these wig-buying suggestions for chemotherapy patients who will suffer from hair loss:

  • Save a swatch of your own hair to use for matching.
  • Use natural light–outdoors or near a window-—to decide whether a wig matches your swatch.
  • Measure your head with your hair slicked down.
  • Make sure your wig is adjustable; your head size may be up to a size smaller when you lose your hair.”

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