Author: Joann Peters

Statistics

With a collective amount of over 56 million U.S. citizens experiencing hair-loss there are only 811,363 people, world-wide, seeking professional treatment . That leaves approx. 99% of Americans who are without hair-loss treatment. We assume the main cause of that…

Arthritis

What is arthritis? What causes arthritis? Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. A joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet. A joint functions to move the body parts connected by its bones. Arthritis literally…

Osteoarthritis

What is osteoarthritis? is a form of arthritis that features the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a “cushion” between the bones of the joints. Among…

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata

What is alopecia areata? Alopecia areata is a hair-loss condition which usually affects the scalp. It can, however, sometimes affect other areas of the body. Hair loss tends to be rather rapid and often involves one side of the head…

Telogen Effluvium

Telogen effluvium: Excessive temporary loss of telogen hair (hair in the telogen, or resting, phase) caused by trauma such as childbirth, surgery, starvation, certain drugs, and high fever. A normal human hair goes through 3 successive stages of growth: The…