Cooling caps to prevent chemo-induced hair loss

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For many women, one of the most distressing side effects of chemotherapy can be hair loss, but more and more women are now turning to revolutionary new cold caps in a bid to retain their locks.

Cold caps involve women wearing a tightly fitted cap that’s filled with a gel chilled to freezing level while they have their chemotherapy infusions.  The cold caps narrow the blood vessels to the skin of the scalp and reduce the amount of chemotherapy medicine that reaches the hair follicles helping to preserve them….read more