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…

Hair Transplant: Celebrities We May Have Missed!

Hair transplant: celebrities we may have missed!

Here at the Wimpole Clinic we like to keep up to date with our celebrities, particularly those with hair transplants. We have ourselves had a few well-known gentlemen come through our doors
How Stress And Anxiety Can Lead To Hair Loss

How stress and anxiety can lead to hair loss

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.
Scalp Psoriasis – Diagnosis And Treatments

Scalp Psoriasis – Diagnosis and Treatments

What is Scalp Psoriasis? Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease which affects around 2% of the Caucasian population. The disease occurs due to skin cells growing too quickly because of faulty signals from the body’s immune system. The excess skin accumulates…

Vitamin D And Hair Loss – What’s The Story?

Vitamin D and Hair Loss – What’s the story?

There have been numerous studies into the effects vitamin D has on our general health, most notably it plays a vital role in bone health and the prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. However, recent studies by researchers at Cairo University have also found a link between vitamin D and hair loss, namely whether having a vitamin D deficiency can result in hair falling out.
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Male hair transplant to fight thinning hair

The Daily Express ran the following article in their Fashion & Beauty section.... THANKS to Dancing on Ice judge Jason Gardiner’s new head of hair, male hair transplant have been in the headlines this week. While more men are increasingly prepared…

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Top vitamins for hair loss

Around half of all men and women will be affected by hair loss at some point in their lives. There are a whole host of possible causes such as genetics, illness or simply the ageing process. However, certain vitamin deficiencies…

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Traction dissatisfaction – Afro & Caribbean hair loss issues in women

With International Women’s Day encouraging wide-spread attention on women’s issues all over the world on Saturday, we wanted to recap on a well-known problem for women with Afro & Caribbean hair: traction alopecia. Whilst thousands of websites and blogs continue…

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Asian men hair loss and Asian women hair loss

Asian men hair loss and Asian women hair loss can affect up to 73% of the population. Known as Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA), Asian hair loss for men tends to occur first in the vertex region (crown area) leading then to…

What’s Happened To Wayne Rooney’s Hair?

What’s happened to Wayne Rooney’s hair?

In the aftermath of England’s historic defeat against Iceland in the recent Euro 2016 knock-out round, it seems England Captain and international football veteran let his full head of hair appearance slip. The father of three and world renowned Manchester…

Beard Boom Boosts Popularity Of Beard Implants

Beard boom boosts popularity of beard implants

The current craze for men with beards continues unabated, and despite regular media predictions that we have reached "peak beard," facial hair remains more popular than ever. The Telegraph even reported a 2015 survey which showed men feel their bearded…

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Summer hair loss: true or false?

Many of us will notice that during the (mostly) warmer summer period, we experience more hair shedding than usual. Summer hair loss or ‘seasonal hair loss,’ is indeed well-known in both and men and women and can be due to…

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Hair loss after hair transplants – Do you need another treatment?

The number of people undergoing hair transplants is on the rise and not just with celebrities. With hair loss affecting up to 50% of men and women in the UK, it is now also becoming an increasingly common and viable solution for everyday people to counteract the signs of hair loss and baldness.
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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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
Eyebrow Transplants - Facial Hair Treatment Isn't Just For Men

Eyebrow Transplants – Facial Hair Treatment Isn’t Just For Men

The notion of facial hair transplants or treatment is not a new one, and for some time men have been relying on this method to help them grow a healthy beard and moustache. Just as we can treat the head…

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Is your hair loss product working?

As a fully online-active hair loss clinic, we sometimes come across queries or concerns about non-invasive hair restoration products aimed at reversing premature balding and various types of alopecia. Hair loss is a sensitive issue and to add to that a…

5 Amazing Hairstyles Which Turn Heads

5 Amazing Hairstyles Which Turn Heads

Hair is one of the first things people notice, and it often says something about the individual’s personality. Whether you like to be the centre of attention or merge into the crowd, your hairstyle can sometimes reveal all.
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The best shampoo advice!

There are myriad shampoos and conditioner brands on the market, all proclaiming benefits for the hair and scalp - but many do not live up to expectation. It may explain the frequency with which many of us change the products…

FAQ About FUE Treatments

FAQ about FUE Treatments

Follicular Unit Excision, also known as FUE is becoming the latest favoured treatment for hair transplants. The procedure works by extracting individual hair follicles from a part of the head where normal healthy hair growth occurs, such as the side or back of the head. These individual follicles are then inserted into the areas of the head affected by hair loss.
Childhood Hair Losses: What Are The Causes?

Childhood Hair Losses: What are the causes?

As with adult hair, children’s hair develops within a natural life cycle. A hair strand tends to grow actively for between two and six years, then the strand enters a resting (Telogen) phase. After about three months, the hair will fall out then a new strand will grow to replace it.
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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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Get a head start, choosing your hair transplant surgeon.

The hair loss world has been infiltrated by many flashy intermediary services which are throwing money at high marketing campaigns. This makes it more difficult for clinicians to directly reach their patients. Hair Transplanting is a surgical speciality that requires…

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Auto-Immune Diseases and Their Link to 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.