People are generally very frightened by spiders and it is their appearance that makes them so terrifying. More than 3500 species of spiders live in the United States but there are only a few spider species that are considered dangerous. Spiders are not commonly aggressive, but if they feel threatened, they certainly will bite. All spiders are venomous but they usually can not harm a human being because they do not have enough venom to do so. That being said, we have to mention the fact that some spider species in the US can produce a harmful, sometimes potentially life threatening bite. Here are some of those spiders: Read more
More than fifty percent of men and women across the United States experience hair loss at some time in their lives. Hair loss, also medically referred to as alopecia, can be caused by a number of different factors. A common cause of hair loss in women is hormonal fluctuations, such as those that occur during pregnancy and menopause.
Many women also experience hair loss as a result of a malfunctioning thyroid gland. In male pattern baldness, testosterone and its counterpart dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is responsible for attacking and destroying the hair follicle. Other non-hormonal causes include prescription drugs such as birth control pills, antidepressant medications, as well as various over-the-counter drugs. Additionally, allergic reactions to chemicals found in hair products can result in hair loss. Continue Reading