vegan

Is my vegan diet affecting my hair?

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As veganism is proving ever more popular, the impact of a vegan diet, particularly in relation to a person’s health, is increasingly coming under the microscope. Hair loss is one thing that many people worry about, and it is something that can often affect those living a vegan lifestyle or transitioning to a vegan diet. […]

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Chemotherapy and hair loss

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For many people who are faced with the tough prospect of going through chemotherapy, one of their greatest concerns is losing their hair. Hair loss can be traumatising for cancer patients, as it’s such a visible sign of their illness and a constant reminder of what they are going through. Not everyone who is going […]

Is air pollution linked to hair loss?

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We all know the damage that air pollution can do to our overall health, especially to our respiratory system. However, research suggests that dirty air might also have a more visible impact – it might be causing hair loss. It’s thought that exposure to common pollutants may be the culprit. Researchers found that when cells […]

Menopausal

Menopausal hair loss: what you need to know

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Recently, American actress and TV presenter Ricki Lake opened up about her hair loss, revealing that a combination of yo-yo dieting, stress and styling damage over the years had taken its toll. It’s an issue that many women can relate to, but few feel comfortable talking about. Losing some hair volume is a natural part […]

Non-surgical alternatives to hair transplants

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Realising that you are starting to lose your hair is a shock to many. As such, when people start to notice their receding hairline, or thinning patches, their mind immediately jumps to the same drastic conclusion: “that’s it – I need a hair transplant!”. Of course, hair transplants are highly effective for the right candidate, […]

Menopausal

Why am I losing my hair in my twenties?

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Your twenties should be a time of fun, freedom and youth – it’s definitely not a period that most of us associate with hair loss, so it can come as a shock when younger people start to notice a few more hairs on their hairbrush. So, what’s at the root of the issue? Well, there […]

trichotillomania

What is trichotillomania?

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Trichotillomania – also known as 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 anyone can […]

Pre hair transplant

What to consider before undergoing a hair transplant

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If you have spotted that you’re going a little thin on top, or your hairline isn’t what it used to be, you’re in good company – around half of men and a quarter of women will experience hair loss in their lifetime. For some, it’s something that they can happily live with, but if you […]

female hair loss

The main causes of female hair loss and how to treat it

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Your hair is your crowning glory, so realising that you’re losing more than usual can be incredibly worrying, especially if you’re unsure what’s behind it. Hair loss is a surprisingly common problem for women, so you’re not alone. In many cases, hair loss is temporary – but what could be behind it? You’re anaemic Around […]