Health & Wellness

Boomer Edition | 10th Annual | 2014

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Taking the taboo out of female hair loss by Sally Wadyka Thinning hair affects most men as they age. And no matter how much guys hate it, often suffering "plugs and rugs-type" jokes, baldness in men is generally socially acceptable. For women, however, the experience can be different. Hair loss affects as many as 30 million U.S. women, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. And whether they're simply seeing a few more strands gathering in the shower drain each morning, or actually catching glimpses of their scalps, these women often suffer in silence. But some causes of hair loss can be treated or even reversed. And when they can't, a few good styling tips can go a long way. 66

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