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Hair transplants for women – Duplicate

Female hair loss, female balding (androgenic alopecia) or hair thinning in women (alopecia areata) is an increasing concern, and not just for women of a certain age. The latest statistics tell us that the percentage of women under the age…

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My experience with alopecia as a balding woman

This is a series of posts about my experience with (and, hopefully, recovery from) alopecia. I am writing them anonymously as I have discovered that it is surprisingly taboo and emotional to ‘come out’ publicly as a balding woman. Indeed,…

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How to hide thinning hair with your hairstyle

Women experience hair loss and thinning for a number of different reasons. Sometimes it’s down to genetics or hormone fluctuations. It is also a common side effect of cancer treatments like chemotherapy. Regardless of the cause, hair thinning is not something you have to put up with! If you’re looking for an easy way to cover any thinning or bald patches, check out our top tips below…
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Why is Hair Loss More Common in Men than Women?

Whilst both men and women can experience hair loss, it tends to be more noticeable in men.
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Hair and Anorexia Nervosa

Good hair gives us a good feeling – everyone knows that. And yet, few people consider the relationship between mental health and hair. Many mental health conditions can cause thinning or unhealthy hair, forming a cycle of damage to self-esteem…

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The Truth about Hair Loss: Fact or Fiction

Hair loss is often perceived to be unavoidable with up to seven out of ten men believing that there’s no reliable treatment. Centuries ago, “treatment” for hair loss involved smothering their head in chicken droppings but thankfully modern treatments aren’t just less disgusting, they’re also much more effective. Hair loss can be very effectively treated, particularly if help is sought sooner rather than later. However, there are many myths about hair loss and its causes which still persist; can you tell fact from fiction?
Eating A Healthier Diet Can Prevent Hair Loss

Eating a healthier diet can prevent hair loss

What you eat and drink on a daily basis not only affects your weight and general health but also the condition of your hair. If you’re looking to prevent or slow down hair loss, check out our tips below on how to eat your way to healthier hair.
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3 Hair Loss Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Losing your hair can cause a considerable amount of distress, and can be quite hard to face, especially those who have previously prided themselves on their luscious locks. Hair loss is a gradual process that you are guaranteed to start…

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Hair Fibres for covering Hair Loss

We have all seen the adverts on the television for products that promise to help you improve the thickness of your hair, but what if there really are products out that that could actually help those people who are suffering…

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How to choose a hair loss clinic for high quality treatment

People experience hair loss for various different reasons but the good news is that you can now choose to have your hair restored. Yes, today there are many clinics that actually specialise in hair restoration, offering specialist treatments and procedures such as hair transplants.
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Restoring over plucked eyebrows

Once upon a time, thin eyebrows were actually in fashion but today, not so much.
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Why Women Don’t Talk About Hair Loss

No matter what your age, for a woman, losing hair can lead to a stressful and traumatic time. And for many women, it is something they don’t discuss, preferring to hide it away by using headscarves or wigs etc. For…

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Getting ready for hair transplant surgery: the essential steps

If you have been struggling with thinning or receding hair, you may have tried a number of different treatments in order to stop or reverse the effects.
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You Can Still Style Your Eyebrows after a Transplant.

Just like everything else, eyebrows are subject to the whims and vagaries of fashion. From the barely-there wispy brows of the 70s to the luxuriant ‘scouse brow’ that is so popular right now. If you are the possessor of eyebrows…

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FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) Hair Transplants

Hair transplants have come a long way since they first burst onto the market, and the results are now extremely natural-looking, without the “teabag” perforation marks which blighted the earliest procedures. Hair loss affects a large proportion of men and women in the UK, and transplants can now be carried out on a range of different sites including the top of the head, the eyebrows and facial hair too. The procedure is very discreet and the resulting appearance looks so natural that no-one will be able to tell that you’ve had a transplant, other than by your thicker and fuller looking hair! Modern hair transplants can be carried out via a couple of different procedures but FUE is one of the most revolutionary, offering excellent results. Here are some of the most common FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE).
Advances In Eyebrow Restoration Surgery

Advances in eyebrow restoration surgery

Technical advances in eyebrow hair replacement  allow partial or complete eyebrow loss to be successfully treated – from completely denuded (bare) brows to patchy or partial eyebrows; from eyebrow damage resulting from tattoos to missing sections of eyebrow due to scars.…

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Treat the Cause and Not the Symptoms – What your Trichologist Should be Telling You

A trichologist is someone that specialises in the science behind hair. Hair and scalp conditions can be an irritating and embarrassing part of our life, but a good trichologist will work with you to ensure improvement over the condition of…

Why Excessive 'Vitamin A' Can Cause Hair Loss

Why Excessive ‘Vitamin A’ Can Cause Hair Loss

Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant and has many great properties that can improve your health. It’s an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. However excessive Vitamin A can cause a number of problems, including hair loss.
How To Give Your Hair A No-hassle Beauty Treatment For Overnight Success

How to give your hair a no-hassle beauty treatment for overnight success

Much has been written on the importance of lifestyle on beauty, and that includes the quality of your hair.Luscious locks don’t happen by accident, and it’s essential that you eat a good diet and get enough sleep if you want…

Could You Be Unconsciously Damaging Your Facial Hair?

Confused about why I got rejected for a hair transplant

Perhaps you have been experiencing hair loss and have spent hours deciding whether or not to see a surgeon about having a hair restoration procedure. You may have been arranging finances and finding out everything there is to know, only…

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Getting A Head Start On Hair Loss Prevention For Women

There is some truth behind the expression "tearing your hair out" when in a high-stress situation and evidence supporting the old belief that hair can turn grey from stress. One thing's for sure when it comes to hair; our emotional…

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Can Hair Loss Through Chemotherapy Be Treated?

Chemotherapy, although a life saving medication, wreaks havoc on patients who are prescribed it. Chemo patients experience a wide range of side effects but one of the most obvious is complete hair loss, including the eyelashes and eyebrows. For many…

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Trichotillomania on Casualty: hair loss by compulsive pulling

A few posts back we did a special on Trichotillomania, a psychological condition whereby the sufferer is compelled to pull out strands or clumps of their hair, causing damage to hair and hair follicles, and hair loss. Since then, we have continued to see how many sufferers have shared their stories online, with patients as young as 16
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Male pattern baldness linked to prostate cancer: new findings

According to the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers have discovered a link between a specific type of male pattern balding and prostate cancer in patients who first suffered hair loss around the age of 45. The study found that, of…

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How Young is Too Young For a Beard Transplant?

How Young is Too Young For a Beard Transplant? There is no minimum age requirement for undergoing beard transplant surgery. This is partially due to the fact that some men can begin to notice balding or thinning of the beard…