Is hair loss hereditary?

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How often have you been told that if you’d like an idea of how your hair might end up looking in future, that you should take a look at your mother’s side of the family? It’s a very common misconception that the genes for pattern baldness are passed down from the mother’s side – hair […]

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What is trichotillomania?

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Trichotillomania – also known as trich, or compulsive hair-pulling – is a condition that causes the sufferer and intense desire to pull out their hair, whether it be the hairs on their head, eyebrows, eyelashes, or any other parts of the body. It is more commonly found in teenagers and young adults, particularly females, but […]

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Five ways to prevent balding

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Despite the array of shampoos, vitamins and alternative therapies on offer that promise to stop balding in its tracks, unfortunately, there are no sure-fire ways to completely stop hair loss. However, there are a few precautions you can take to slow it down. As hair loss is progressive, early intervention is better – so as […]