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Does Seborrheic Dermatitis Cause Hair Loss?

If you have been diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis and been warned about its increased chances of hair loss, the prospect will likely have caused you some concern. But while this condition is known to cause hair loss, incidences are rare…

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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…


Can a bad hair transplant be fixed?

While there are a high number of success stories with hair transplants, there are also a number of bad hair transplants that can leave patients with both physical and mental scarring. There is nothing worse than building yourself up to go through the procedure, only to be disappointed with the results.
Hope For New Hair Loss Wonder Drug

Hope for new hair loss wonder drug

A drug which reverses the effects of hair loss and thinning has always been the holy grail but until now, it has eluded scientists. While there are a number of other topical treatments (Minoxidil, Finasteride & Dutasteride) and hair transplant…

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Androgenetic Alopecia: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the scientific name for male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness, and it’s the most common cause of hair loss in both men and women [1]. It affects approximately 85% of men and 50% of women…

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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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Rob Holding Heads In, With Dr. Sciacca’s Assist Costing A Fraction of Rooney’s Hairline

Rob Holding headed home his first goal against West Ham on the 1st May 2022 to help secure the vital three points towards Champions League qualification. And while Aaron Ramsdale brutally ripped into his team-mate over his new hair line,…

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Do I need to increase blood flow to the scalp for better growth?

Hair growth is surprisingly slow at around an inch every few months, around 6 inches in total over the year. This growth rate, of course, varies from one person to another with various things affecting it such as nutrition, stress…

What Beard Types Suit Your Face

What Beard Types Suit Your Face

Whatever the current trends in facial hair, it’s essential to remember that different face shapes call for different beard styles. By understanding what your face shape is, you can get your optimal beard design. When it comes to facial hairstyles,…


Traction or Trauma Alopecia & its treatment

Traction alopecia occurs when hair is consistently worn in very tight hair styles, creating constant tension on the hair root which causes irreparable damage. This tension will, initially, cause breakage of the hair shaft but, over time, it will actually…


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.
What Women’s Beauty Treatments Damage Hair?

What women’s beauty treatments damage hair?

In today’s society, where we’re exposed to immaculate pictures of celebrities everyday on the news, the Internet and in magazines, looking good has become a major priority for many of us. In particular, women are putting themselves through rigorous diets and beauty regimes to ensure they look and feel fabulous and are up to date on the latest fashion and beauty trends.
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Hair Transplant Growth Chart

When you’ve had hair transplant surgery, it’s natural to be eager to see results. Hair transplant recovery and hair regrowth is a slow process, so you’ll need to be patient — sustained growth can take anywhere from 6 months to…

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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…


Male hair loss: How to plan a hair transplant

What are your plans and goals for 2015? Higher income? More time off? Doing up the man cave? How about more hair on your head?

Menopause and hair loss: What it is and how to treat it

For many women, menopause is a particularly trying time in their lives, as hormonal changes trigger a number of distressing physical and psychological symptoms. It is already hard enough to deal with the irritability, hot flashes, and loss of a…

Olumiant Baricitinib Fda Approved 13th June 2022

Olumiant: First Systemic Treatment for Alopecia Areata Approved in the US

This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of baricitinib (brand name Olumiant) to treat patients experiencing severe alopecia areata [1]. Alopecia areata is one of the most difficult types of hair loss to treat. It…


Is hair transplant painful?

Last week we talked about the gradually diminishing stigma of hair transplant and the reasons why some men would rather suffer with male pattern baldness than opt for a simple hair transplant procedure with a specialist London trichologist. One of…

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Does Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) cause hair loss?

On average, a man’s production of testosterone decreases by about 1–2% each year [1] after around 30 years old. For some, low levels of testosterone can have a range of physical impacts, including low bone density, reduced muscle strength, erectile…

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What Makes You A Good Candidate For A Hair Transplant?

While the increasing popularity for hair transplants suggests that more and more people are successfully regaining their hairline and curing baldness, the reality is that in order to be a good candidate for the procedure there are more prerequisites than…

Post Natal/Partum Hair Loss

Post Natal/Partum Hair Loss

Having a baby is, in equal parts, the most wonderful, the most exciting and the most stressful experience you will ever have. During pregnancy and afterwards you are bombarded from all sides with advice about absolutely everything. One thing nobody…

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Does Finasteride Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Finasteride is one of the most common forms of treatment that are given to the 85% of men who experience hair loss by the age of 50 [1]. Despite Finasteride being an effective treatment that, over the course of numerous…


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…