Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming

Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming and Chemicals Alopecia is a general term that refers to hair loss from any cause. There are many causes of hair loss including, infection, scalp diseases, chemicals, trauma, medications and natural…

Understanding Hair Loss Part 3

Understanding Hair Loss Part 3 Wesley A. Wilborn, M.D. In the last to columns I discussed hair loss caused by grooming and chemicals. Now let us turn our attention to some of the scalp conditions that cause hair loss. You are probably familiar…

Understanding Hair Loss Part 2

Understanding Hair Loss Part2 Wesley Wilborn, MD Before continuing let us briefly review the human hair growth cycle as I discussed in my last column. • Anagen, the active growth phase of the hair growth cycle, will last 2-6 years or more…

Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming Part 1

Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming Part1 Wesley S. Wilborn, MD Alopecia is a general term that refers to hair loss from any cause. There are many causes of hair loss including, infection, scalp diseases, chemicals, trauma, medications…
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Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming

Understanding Hair Loss Caused by Grooming and Chemicals Alopecia is a general term that refers to hair loss from any cause. There are many causes of hair loss including, infection, scalp diseases, chemicals, trauma, medications and natural…

Winterizing Your Skin

Now that winter is here there are things you can do to prevent dryness, rash and itching. How often you bathe, the water temperature, the type of soap and moisturizers you use are all important’ The skin is the largest organ in the body.…

Scalp Problems

Itching and dandruff of the scalp are two of the most common complaints relating to the scalp. The most likely cause is seborrheic dermatitis, or most commonly called dandruff. Cradle cap is the earliest form of this scalp condition, and is…

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

Three forms of Lupus Erythematosus are currently recognized by the medical community.  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Sub-Acute Lupus Erythematosus and Discoid Lupus Erythematosus. Discoid Lupus Erythematosus is also referred to as Cutaneous…
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)

Atopic Dermatitis most commonly referred to as eczema is a chronic skin condition that is hereditary. Babies may be born with it or it may occur much later in life. The condition is inherited as one of the atopic diseases. These include asthma…