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In Good Shape 13.12.12 | 00:30 - 01:00 UTC

Hair loss - Its Causes

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Hair loss - Its Causes

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Types of Hair Loss

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Hair Transplants - A Full Head of Hair

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Help for Hair Loss

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Treating Hair Loss

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Arterial Stents - Why Biodegradable Stents May Be Better

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Pep up with Potatoes - Why They Really Are Healthy

Every human being has about 100 thousand hairs on their head on average. Hair loss can be devastating. Join In Good Shape to learn more about what causes hair loss. Our studio guest, dermatologist Dr. Natalie Garcia Bartels, tells us about causes and how it can be remedied. And we look at bioabsorbable arterial stents, relaxation at the spa and a way to use potatoes to improve your health.

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Hair loss - Its Causes

Many things can cause hair loss. The most common cause is genetic and affects both men and women. General thinning of hair over the entire scalp, however, can be caused by stress or hormonal fluctuations. And children and young people may develop round, bald patches on different parts of the scalp. Researchers suspect this may be an autoimmune condition.

Types of Hair Loss

Dr. Natalie Garcia Bartels joins us in the studio

Hair Transplants - A Full Head of Hair

When doctors transplant a patient's own hair they take a small strip of hair and scalp from the back of the head. The hair here belongs to bodily hair. The follicles are resistant to male hormones and produce hair throughout a person's lifetime.

Help for Hair Loss

Dr. Natalie Garcia Bartels joins us in the studio

Battling Baldness - Strategies for Coping With Telogen Effluvium

Generalized hair loss, which can sometimes be telogen effluvium, or TE, can be caused by stress, infections, hormonal fluctuations or malnutrition. Women often lose relatively large amounts of hair after giving birth or after they go through menopause. If the cause of the hair loss is addressed, the hair most always grows back.

Treating Hair Loss

Dr. Natalie Garcia Bartels joins us in the studio

Arterial Stents - Why Biodegradable Stents May Be Better

Stents hold blood vessels open as they heal. Stents made of lactic acid polymers dissolve slowly over the course of time. They are gone when their work is done. These new stents could be solution for a problem caused until now by metal stents, which are used to clear coronary arteries but end up causing problems by becoming sites where clot

Energy from the Earth’s Core - Relaxing to Heal at a Natural Spa

At the hot spring located in Templin near Berlin, healing water bubbles up from depths greater than 1500 meters below the surface. The water contains valuable mineral salts and is perfect for relaxation and treating skin and respiratory problems as well as easing joint pain.

Pep up with Potatoes - Why They Really Are Healthy

The potato is considered one of the most nutritious of all foods. It contains a great deal of potassium, magnesium and iron, plenty of carbohydrates plus a whole load of vitamins. Spuds contains more Vitamin C, for example, as a pears or peaches.

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    13.12.12 | 11:30 - 12:00 UTC
    13.12.12 | 15:30 - 16:00 UTC
    15.12.12 | 03:30 - 04:00 UTC
    15.12.12 | 09:03 - 09:30 UTC
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