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Dutasteride Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

Unlike natural hair shedding, hair loss – which can affect up to 85% of men at some point in their lives [1] – can occur because of external factors, age, or genetics. Despite hair loss being something that affects many…

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Is It Too Late For A Hair Transplant?

From age to genetics to stress, there are many factors that impact balding and hair loss. Over time, these traits can combine to leave you with major hair loss that impacts your self-confidence. This can leave you wondering if it’s…

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Bald Spot on Crown: How to Spot it and How to Stop it

Whether you’re getting ready for the day or checking yourself out in a mirror while you’re out and about, discovering a bald spot could be anyone’s worst nightmare. Hair loss is a very common condition that can affect men and…


Male hair loss treatments – Why fast action can give better results

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the time they reach the age of 50. However, it can begin to show itself much earlier in life with some men experiencing hair loss as early as their twenties.…

How Stress And Anxiety Can Lead To Hair Loss

Anxiety And Hair Loss: Can Stress Cause You To Lose Hair?

Stress can sometimes be a positive presence, motivating and creating the impetus to reach a target or a goal. However, too much stress can lead to anxiety and this is a far less desirable emotion, causing not just psychological effects but also physical manifestations too. One such symptom is hair loss; we take a closer look at how stress and anxiety can lead to this.
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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.
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A Guide to Widow’s Peaks: Meaning, Causes & Myths

As much as we may try, it’s often difficult to have complete control over our hairlines. Whether your hairline is receding, or in a widow’s peak shape, it can lead to feelings of insecurity and negative body image. Having a…

Questions Asked On Hair Loss Forums

Questions asked on Hair Loss Forums

There are plenty of forums out there dedicated to those people, both men and women, who have suffered with hair loss. Perhaps these are questions they don’t want to ask their doctor or simply questions that they don’t know who…


Is My Hair Thinning Or Am I Paranoid? When To Speak To A Hair Loss Specialist

Whether we like it or not, our hair plays a vital role in how we look and feel; and if you’re experiencing thinning hair or hair loss it can have a significant impact on your life, self confidence and self-esteem.

Why Do White Blood Cells Attack Hair Follicles? Auto-Immune Conditions And Hair Loss

Hair loss can be caused by many things, and although hair loss occurring as a result of genetics is more frequent, it can also be triggered by illness and disease. Auto-immune diseases can have a particularly profound effect on the body, causing not just systemic problems but hair loss too. Here’s a look at auto-immune diseases and some of those which have the ability to cause hair loss.
Hair Loss: Are Ponytails To Blame?

Do Ponytails Cause Hair Loss?

The ponytail is a much-loved hairstyle, worn by women (and some men) to keep the hair off the face.
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Finasteride Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

There are many different treatments out there that seek to help the 6.5 million men in the UK who suffer from hair loss. With many options and solutions available on both prescription and non-prescription, it can be hard to cut…

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Telogen Effluvium: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options

Telogen effluvium is a type of temporary hair loss caused by stress, shock, or trauma. Research suggests it’s the most common cause of diffuse non-scarring alopecia (pattern baldness remains the number one cause of general hair loss for both genders)…

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The Complete Guide To Shaving Beard Hair

If you want to go against the grain these days, it’s time to go clean-shaven. See what we did there!? In a time when bushy beards seem to be king, perhaps the clean-cut among us are the real modern-day rebels?…


Hair thinning in women

It’s the Catch 22. None of the women in your family suffer from hair loss or female pattern baldness and yet, why the thinning hair? According to London’s Royal Free Hospital, ‘About 45 per cent of women will have some degree…

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Does Creatine Cause Hair Loss?

Creatine is a nutritional and sports supplement. Like whey protein, creatine is designed to increase muscle mass and strength [1]. So it’s popular with athletes to enhance performance in a safe, legal way. Despite its popularity — the creatine market…


Hair Transplant Scars: What To Expect After Hair Transplant Surgery

Hair transplants carried out by trained professionals can serve to dramatically improve a person's emotional well-being and confidence. At our London hair transplant clinic, we always have our patients’ best interests at heart. That's why we're always honest about possible…

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Can you use Stemoxydine for hair loss

Although hair loss affects up to 50% of men by age 50 [1] and 8 million UK women [2], there still seems to be a lack of effective topical treatments to prevent baldness. This is mainly because there still isn’t…

How Soon Is Too Soon For A Hair Transplant

Can You Get A Hair Transplant Too Early?

Increasingly, younger men are turning to hair transplants below the age of 30 as a solution to hair thinning. And while some younger men make good candidates for hair transplant procedures, the success of the results must be considered thoroughly…

Common Scalp Problems And How To Treat Them

Common Scalp Problems and How to Treat Them

Scalp conditions can be very common, and can sometimes lead to some form of hair loss. Issues concerning the scalp can range from the everyday dandruff that’s extremely common to skin irritating psoriasis and everything in between. To help you…

Finasteride 3 Times A Week

Is it OK to take Finasteride 3 times a week?

Hair loss is something that affects around 85% of men globally [1] and 8 million women in the UK alone [2]. Although it’s normal to naturally lose hair from washing and brushing, when hair loss starts to become more severe,…

What Your Beard Says About You

What Your Beard Says About You

Beards have been on trend for the last few years. And with styles ranging from full beards to stubble to horseshoe moustaches, this trend doesn't look like it's going anywhere. Many of the world's most stylish men sport some kind…