Hairloss

Posted by Amy on June 10, 2014 in: Articles, Hairloss.

When I was really struggling with PCOS, I felt like I could live with most of the physical symptoms – the excess weight, acne and sprouting hairs.   But, it was the hair loss that was so devastating  and almost unbearable.  Hair loss added to my anxiety and depression and I spent …

Posted by Amy on April 27, 2014 in: Articles, Expert Research from Doctors, Hairloss, PCOS News, PCOS Treatment.

I am thrilled to share the recording of my conversation with Dr. Walter Futterweit from earlier this month.  Dr. Futterweit was a godsend to me early on in my PCOS journey.  His book, A Patient’s Guide to PCOS, literally changed my life and outlook on my PCOS diagnosis.  It took me 13 years of visiting …

Posted by Amy on February 10, 2014 in: Articles, Hairloss, PCOS Treatment.

I have written about my hair loss struggles quite often on PCOS Diva.  I am happy to report that my hair is doing well right now.  I attribute this to sticking with my gluten-free lifestyle.  Whenever I deviate from going gluten-free, I experience hair loss.

While I’ll never have a thick …

Posted by Amy on October 3, 2013 in: Articles, Featured, Hairloss.

It is like the Quest for the Holy Grail.  I am always searching for new products and ideas to help with my thin hair, as evident from  the number of blog posts I have dedicated to this subject.  I seem to be forever refining and changing my routine.  I am …

Posted by Amy on September 18, 2013 in: Articles, Hairloss, PCOS Treatment.

GUEST POST by Gwen Lewis
We all know that massage does your body good—but did you know that massage can also improve your hair health? Both regular massage (focusing on the body) and scalp massage may help you grow more lustrous, healthy hair.
If you recently got your hair cut and are …

A couple weeks ago I was lamenting about my hair on Facebook.  It has become increasing difficult to style it because it is shedding again and seems so limp and lifeless.  All my go-to products just didn’t seem to be working anymore.  Lauren reached out and told me about her …

Posted by Amy on February 14, 2013 in: Articles, Fertility, Hairloss, PCOS Treatment, Stress Reduction.

Ask Amy:  Are there any benefits of essential oils for PCOS? – Rachael L.
Amy says: For centuries, essential oils of plants have been used for their  healing properties. These oils are pure, concentrated, volatile essences, which are naturally present in plants, flowers, herbs, fruits, grasses, roots, etc. They are 75 to 100 …

Posted by Amy on October 28, 2012 in: Articles, Hairloss.

For those Divas who experience PCOS related hair loss, otherwise known as androgenic alopecia, it is probably one of the most emotionally difficult PCOS symptoms to deal with. I know it is for me and I hear the same from many Divas. So when my hair started falling out fast …

Posted by Amy on September 27, 2012 in: Articles, Hairloss.

Women’s Hair Loss Project – Help, Hope & Understanding by Guest Writer “Y”, Founder of WHLP

Greetings to all in PCOSDiva land! My name is “Y” and I am the founder of The Women’s Hair Loss Project (WHLP), an online support group and social network for women dealing with hair loss. …

Posted by Amy on September 27, 2012 in: Articles, Hairloss, PCOS Supplements, Product Review.

Did you happen to catch the intriguing, FACES OF PCOS “Contest” that was advertised over all of PCOS social media this past summer?  FACES OF PCOS was sponsored by Napa Valley Nutritionals.  The company was looking for women to share their PCOS story.  I thought it was interesting that a …