Does weight loss cause hair loss?

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If you set shedding some pounds as your New Year’s resolution, it can feel like a great achievement to step on the scales and see you’re approaching your target. However, some people find there’s a not-so-pleasant side to their weight loss – their hair is shedding at a far more rapid rate than usual. One […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Farjo Leads Trichology Congress

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This weekend, The Farjo Hair Institute is set to bring some of the world’s top hair loss experts together, as part of this year’s inaugural International Trichology Congress. Dr Bessam Farjo will host the prestigious two-day event at the Manchester clinic from 25 to 26 March, covering topics such as trichology, endocrinology and nutrition. The […]

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PRP Therapy

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The rise of ‘vampire’ treatments hit us back in 2013, with the likes of Kim Kardashian and her comrades opting for weird and wonderful facials using re-injected blood. At the time, these treatments were big news and came with a slight air of disbelief (who wouldn’t be shocked by a photo of Kim with a […]

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BBC Horizon Features Farjo Hair Institute

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The iconic BBC Horizon team gathered together a team of scientists and doctors to investigate our hair. They visited research laboratories of some of the world’s leading hair care companies, including L’Oreal and ghd, to explore the latest cutting-edge research and technology for hair and hair care. The Farjo Hair Institute was invited to be […]

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The Value of Good Advice

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When it comes to considering your options for cosmetic surgery, good advice is invaluable. After all, you’re considering an investment which is both high cost and high emotion. Therefore, you need to know that your faith (and cash!) is placed in the best pair of hands possible. With that in mind, we wanted to share […]

Remember remember Movember

Remember, Remember, it’s The Month of Movember!

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Now an annual global event, ‘Movember’ is the month to ‘grow your mo’ to raise awareness of various male cancers. Movember aims to encourage men to grow a moustache for 30 days and raise funds to go towards cancer diagnosis, detection and treatment. Cancer will impact most of us during our lifetime and sponsoring research […]