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biotin or vitamin B7 for hair loss

Is biotin good for hair loss? Vitamin B7 or H for hair growth

When it comes to hair loss, biotin seems to be one of the best marketed and best seller products both online and at pharmacies and retail shops with a wide range of shampoos or supplements that promise hair growth or marketed in general for healthy hair, skin and nails. Several doctors still recommend biotin as

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collagen supplements for healthy skin

Collagen supplements for skin: do they actually work?

Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins found in the body. In the dermis layer of the skin, it has a key role in making it strong and able to withstand stress like stretching. Being found in large quantities in the skin, roughly 70-80% of its dry weight, collagen makes it full and loss

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prp hair loss

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment for hair loss

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is an increasingly popular treatment in the field of regenerative medicine including as treatment for hair loss. What is PRP? Platelet rich plasma is a product of our own blood which exploits our innate ability to regenerate tissues when we are injured. To prepare PRP, a small volume of blood is taken

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platelet rich plasma PRP

What is exactly Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)?

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is a biomaterial derived from our own blood that is rich in platelets and in other bioactive molecules. It was first mentioned in medical literature in the 1950s and its therapeutic potential was discovered in the 1960s. Platelets are tiny cells found in blood which are involved in clotting. A normal platelet

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androgenetic alopecia also known as hair loss

Best 7 treatments for hair loss ranked (2022)

Hair loss is a common condition which may have a wide range of manifestations and causes. In this article I will talk about the best medications for people suffering from androgenetic alopecia (AGA) also known as male-pattern hair loss (MPHL). Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) Androgenetic alopecia is a condition estimated to affect about 85% of men

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area of tear trough deformity

What is the tear trough deformity? Causes and treatment

The under-eye area is reason for concern for many men and women. Whether it is because of dark circles, hollowing or puffiness, an increasing number of patients goes to cosmetic clinics for a consult hoping to find a way to fix this issue. The tear trough deformity, aside from subjective beauty standards, is often cause

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fasting for blood test

Fasting for blood work: what blood tests require fasting?

If you have been prescribed some blood work, you may be wondering whether you need to fast or not before having your blood drawn. Commonly prescribed blood tests that require fasting are the blood glucose test (blood sugar), the lipid panel (triglycerides and cholesterol) and the metabolic panel. In general, your healthcare provider should instruct

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Health screening program: what are the best medical check-ups?

Under normal circumstances, patients tend to seek their doctor’s attention when symptoms arise and there’s something wrong with their health. This is a wrong mindset as early detection of medical issues, through regular medical check-ups and routine screening programs, is the best way to live a long healthy life as it gives the best shot

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