In the video below Dr. Sara Wasserbauer discusses traction alopecia, also known hair loss on the edges or thinning edges, is often caused by traction or tightness from braiding the hair or tight ponytails. This condition is particularly prevalent in the African American community were hair braiding is popular.

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Practitioners offering unproven and unapproved STEM CELL treatments for hair growth should be on notice: the FDA has started to bump up its regulation.

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stem cells for hair growth

“Stem cells” are everywhere.  Literally.  These cells exist ubiquitously in our bodies and are responsible for the generation and regeneration of your body’s tissue.  Given that stem cells regenerate tissue, it makes sense that advances in this technology would be applied to the problem of hair loss. Unfortunately, even the most logical of treatment steps…

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