post-natal hair

Dealing with post-natal hair loss

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Everyone knows the body undergoes a host of changes during pregnancy, but many women are surprised by the impact that it has on their hair. Known as telogen effluvium, post-natal hair loss is very common in the first six months after giving birth, but it can be distressing for new mothers to go through. On […]

androgenetic alopecia

Understanding androgenetic alopecia

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By the age of 50, over half of men will have experienced hair loss due to pattern baldness. It’s not just men who are affected, either – by the age of 65, around 50 per cent of women will also notice some hair loss as a result of pattern baldness. Also known as androgenetic alopecia, […]

age

Am I too young for a hair transplant?

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Hair loss can begin at any age, with one in five men experiencing hair loss before they turn 20. Typically, male pattern baldness – the main culprit behind hair loss – starts to become more prevalent with age. It’s not just men that are affected, either, as women also experience pattern baldness, usually after going […]

Traction Alopecia

FAQ: What is traction alopecia?

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Traction alopecia is a relatively common condition, but usually a wholly avoidable one. It’s caused by the hair being repeatedly pulled, usually by wearing tight ponytails, buns or braids. Hair extensions are also a common cause, if they are attached tightly to the roots of the hair – even hair accessories and headwear can contribute […]

myths

Hair loss: fact or fiction?

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Losing your hair can be a troubling experience, and the myths that exist around hair loss aren’t doing anything to dispel the worry and confusion that some people feel when they notice it. So, here’s the truth behind a few common myths… Bald men have more testosterone Male pattern baldness is the most common cause […]

androgenetic alopecia

FAQ: What is Low Level Laser Therapy?

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Although hair transplants are what most people think of when considering a hair loss treatment, there’s an ever-increasing range of pioneering treatments available. It may sound like something straight out of a Sci-Fi film, but lasers are gaining in popularity as a treatment to tackle hair loss. What is LLLT? Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), […]

stress

Will stress make my hair fall out?

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Stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on the body – nausea, shortness of breath and poor concentration are all common physical symptoms when faced with a stressful situation. It can also trigger hair loss, which can be a distressing side effect that actually causes more anxiety for many people. After genetic factors, stress is the […]