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reasons for hair loss in women

There are many different reasons for hair loss in women, caused by health and hormonal changes and medication. Here are some of the most likely things that could be causing them.

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link between breastfeeding and breast cancer

Breastfeeding is one of the factors that can be associated with a ‘convincing decreased risk’ of breast cancer in women. Research has shown that the risk of breast cancer was reduced in women by 4.3%, for every 12 months of breastfeeding.

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is conditioner important for hair

Using a conditioner is important for the hair as it prevents the hair from breaking and tangling, and makes it soft and smooth. It is important you pick up a conditioner that is right for your unique hair, and suits its texture.

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alopecia totalis causes

Alopecia Totalis causes total hair loss, and mainly attacks the scalp. Totalis is the intermediary condition, between Alopecia Areata and Alopecia Universalis. It causes an inflammation of the hair roots, which leads to baldness.

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my first wig

Wigs today offer so much range in terms of look and budget, and are so versatile in their function, that wearing them has become much more commonplace that you would think.

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does chemotherapy always cause hair loss

Hair loss is usually an inevitable part of chemotherapy although there have been patients who have managed to avoid this experience. The intensity of hair loss depends on the combination of cancer drugs administered.

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breast cancer stages prognosis

Prognosis is the Doctor’s estimation on the outcome of any disease, the person’s expected survival span, and the chances of recurrence. Doctors base this observation on various indexes.

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celebrities with cancer still alive

We’ve heard of many who have struggled through the disease but have always been focussed on the light at the end of the tunnel. Let's read about 10 celebrity cancer survivors and how they fought it.

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chemo vs radiation side effects

Treatment options like chemotherapy and radiation target the cancerous cells in different ways to destroy them and prevent them from dividing anymore. As expected from intensive treatments, there are associated side effects to both.

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cost of cancer treatment in india

The cost of cancer treatment of course varies depending upon the cancer type, stage of cancer, the treatment type and hospital. The extensive R&D that backs up cancer treatment is a reason why the numbers seem so high.

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Real Stories Sonia Motwani

Mrs. Sonia Motwani talks about her journey through her diagnosis and chemotherapy. Initially she struggled with accepting her condition, but then she gained all the confidence.

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Use Case Maya Shastry

Mrs. Maya Shastry understood that society finds it difficult to accept women with a shaved head but had not really given it much importance. She had to make changes to make things seem more normal for everybody.

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wig hairstyles

Unless you are rummaging around in the local market, then you can find wigs that do not look like wigs at all. There is a range of wig products and styles to suit every budget and taste.

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cancer diagnosis and treatment

There is a range of tools and processes that aid medical management of cancer, from diagnosis, to prognosis, and treatment. Today we will help you deconstruct the various options in each phase of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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do wigs damage your hair

Wearing wigs can damage your hair only if the wig is not made by professionals and/or does not fit well. If you opt for a good quality wig from a hair couturier then you are assured that it will be designed to fit right.

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signs someone is wearing a wig

Can you tell if it’s a wig? This is, perhaps, the single biggest fear that may prevent someone with hair loss due to chemotherapy or alopecia from getting a wig. Let us look at some signs that tell someone is wearing a wig.

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cost of chemotherapy treatment

Among the first reactions after a cancer diagnosis is that the patient and his or her family wondering about the cost of chemotherapy treatment. Chemotherapy cost depends on various factors.

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cancer patients aid association

Listed here are five such NGOs that act as cancer patients aid association in India – their services and description are excerpts from their own website content for accuracy. 

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best cancer hospital in india

To ensure that cancer doesn’t become one’s life story, access to a credible medical system is most important.  India has made great strides in establishing hospitals and centres that offer world-class treatment to cancer patients.

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best cancer insurance plans

There is a pressing need for good policies that take care of the exorbitant costs of cancer treatment. There are some very effective health insurance schemes for pre-existing cancer in India. Here we look at 5 of the best insurance policies.

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telling a child about cancer

One of the most painful moments after your cancer diagnosis is having to share this news with your close family members, especially your children. Compared to a 5-year-old, a 10-year old child will have a greater understanding about the situation.

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custom wigs your own hair

The hair to be harvested must be healthy, and not have been processed too much. It should be free of broken ends and be healthy enough to withstand some stretching in the wig making process.

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Managing Your Emotions as a Caregiver 1

Today, people with cancer are living longer and fuller lives, and a lot is attributed to the caregivers at home. Caregivers may be spouses, children, parents, relatives, or even friends.

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All You Need to Know About Hair Donation in India 1

In recent years, the concept off hair donation has made an impact into the Indian psyche.  Now, people are consciously choosing to donate their locks for a noble cause of their choice.

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Tips of Dealing With Cancer in The Workplace 1

There are multiple facets to dealing with cancer in the workplace. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, the first question that is likely to come to mind is ‘can I work during cancer treatment?’

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medical diseases that cause hair loss

Although hair loss is natural as we grow older, there are various medical conditions and illnesses that can also cause abnormal or rapid loss of hair. Thyroid, anaemia, depression, extreme stress, diabetes, lupus, and cancer are some of them.

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medications that cause hair loss side effect

Medication is by far one of the most common causes of excessive hair loss. But how many of us know why do we have hair loss due to medication. And if at all it is inevitable, what are the ways in which it can be combated.

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harmful effects of radiation

While scalp hair loss during chemotherapy is almost certain, radiation therapy may or may not cause hair loss. Hair loss due to exposure to radiation will depend on which part of your body was administered with radiotherapy.

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Chemotherapy side effects

Chemotherapy is essentially a barrage of drugs that works to kill active cells. Therefore, to face the chemotherapy side effects, it is important to be both physically and mentally prepared to face the chemotherapy side effects.

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help for caregivers of cancer patients

Caring for breast cancer patients at home can be a physically, emotionally and financially challenging experience. Caregivers usually forget to look after themselves in their effort to look after the patient thus causing stress to themselves.

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Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy and How to Manage Them

Being equipped with the right knowledge and taking small yet definite steps can really help ease chemotherapy side effects. Do remember, staying positive is key to any recovery and can often wreak miracles.

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preparing for chemotherapy tips

There are many things to do before chemotherapy begins. You could always be prepared and make this journey as smooth as possible. Let’s look at how to prepare for chemotherapy.

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It is difficult to know what to do for a loved one facing cancer. There are many challenges which come up, often daily. These challenges play by no rules, they have no sympathy and there seem to be no road maps along the way.

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Using a human hair wig and caring for it are not very difficult. Our How-To Guide for your Human Hair Wig is here to answer every question you may have about the use and proper care of your human hair wig.

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It is not too difficult to use and care for your synthetic hair wig. With these simple guidelines, you will be able to make your wig last longer. Here is our How-To guide for your synthetic hair wig.

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Papillon has a tradition of bringing something different to the market in whatever we do. Here are 7 key things about our wigs that make them different from wigs available in the market today.

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CEO & Chief Strategist

Aniket Koparkar’s career trajectory has taken many paths, all of which have led to becoming the Co-Founder and CEO of Papillon Wigs and Weaves and of Papillon Chemocare. His career began as a sportsperson playing professionally for almost 13 years for the Indian national table tennis team.

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Chairman & Chief Mentor

A proud pioneer of the concepts of bringing medical knowledge to the hair and beauty business and setting up a men’s parlour in India, Dr. Vinay Koparkar is the scientific expertise and technical experience behind Papillon Chemocare.

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Technical Director & Creative Head

Kavita Koparkar, a brand by herself in the field of beauty and hair, is Papillon Chemocare’s technical director & creative head.

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A cancer diagnosis brings with it many fears. One of the most important ones is losing one’s hair. Losing one’s hair is a stressful experience for a cancer patient getting chemo. Wearing a wig is one of the easiest ways to reduce this stress for the patient.

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