Category Archives: Medical hair loss

Breast Cancer Survivor Blog Series: Managing Health & Nutrition

Writer, business woman, passionate traveler, and breast cancer survivor, Melanie Young is an advocate for the empowerment of women through education, peer support and mentoring… and now she’s offering her words of wisdom to Paula Young customers via a 10-part … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Blog Series: Introducing Melanie Young

Writer, business woman, passionate traveler, and breast cancer survivor, Melanie Young is an advocate for the empowerment of women through education, peer support and mentoring… and now she’s offering her words of wisdom to Paula Young customers via a 10-part … Continue reading

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How I lost my hair but kept my identity

Dealing with cancer is extremely difficult, and when you add hair loss into the mix it’s like adding salt to your wounds. In this guest blog post, Elizabeth shares how she tackled her hair loss head on (pun intended) and … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! To raise awareness and help those in need, Paula Young will donate ONE wig for every LIKE we receive on our Facebook page – up to 500 wigs! Together we can make a difference! … Continue reading

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O Magazine: The Truth About Hair Loss

In the March 2010 issue of O Magazine, the Beauty Gazette section tackles a difficult subject for women…hair loss. The article covers both the temporary and chronic causes of hair loss from childbirth and stress to menopause and alopecia. The … Continue reading

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Medication Side Effects – Hair Loss

The American Hair Loss Association lists the medications that can cause hair loss (not including chemotherapy or those drugs used to treat cancer).  Drugs are listed by the conditions they are prescribed to treat. Acne All drugs derived from vitamin … Continue reading

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Can anything be done for female pattern hair loss?

Boston.com Health Editor Judy Foreman gives an insightful answer to this question.  Of course, wigs are also an easy, affordable option for beautiful hair.

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Sarah Palin Losing Her Hair?

The national media is debating reports that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s hair is thinning due to lifestyle stress.  We aren’t going to speculate on Governor Palin’s supposed hair loss, but we do have thousands of customers who have lost their … Continue reading

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I looked years younger!

Thank you Donna for your great letter. I’d heard about Paula Young years ago when my mom picked up a couple of wigs.  She liked them during the winter, they kept her head warm.  When I was told that I … Continue reading

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Alopecia article explains the disease

This Boston Globe article profiles a young man with alopecia – the autoimmune disease that results in hair loss.  There is a new federal bill introduced in congress, the Alopecia Araeta Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act, that would require Medicaid … Continue reading

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