Medical tourism: Don’t risk your long-term health for a quick fix

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With people worldwide looking for ways to save their hard-earned cash, many are opting to go abroad to countries like India, Mexico, Turkey and Thailand for life-changing surgery at a fraction of the cost. While we can completely understand the allure of these cheap, quick fix packages that seem like a dream come true — […]

Is my hair type hereditary? The link between our ancestors’ hair and our own

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Our parents’ genetics greatly impacts the type, texture, and growth of our hair — but it’s not as straightforward as you may think. Your genetics play a major role in determining your hairs texture — straight, wavy, curly, and the general thickness of individual strands. But this also depends greatly on the variations of the […]

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Strip FUT – what is it and when is it recommended?

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Over 40% of men experience severe hair loss by the time they turn 40 — resulting in many men seeking permanent remedies for baldness later in life. Women are also impacted by hair loss, and Strip FUT is something that can be transformational for both genders. Strip FUT (follicular unit transplantation) is a type of […]

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Hair Loss And Its Link To Mental Health

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Hair loss can occur for a wide range of reasons, including your genetics, hormone levels, medical and skin conditions, your age, tight hairstyles, as well as your levels of stress and anxiety. Here we discuss hair loss and links to mental health. Anxiety Those that suffer from anxiety may have an increased chance of hair […]

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Hair Loss Uncovered — What Are The Signs And When Should You Be Worried?

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Losing hair is often nothing to worry about. We tend to lose between 50 – 100 hairs each day, and our hair cycle works continuously to naturally replenish our follicles. But when should we be concerned? Some signs of excessive hair loss include the following: Gradual thinning of the hair A bald spot that grows […]

Scalp Micropigmentation: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation

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We understand that surgery sometimes isn’t the right option for those wanting to restore their hairline – in some cases, it simply isn’t a viable option due to a lack of donor hair (i.e., hair that can be taken from another area of the body). Fortunately, however, there are many other innovative procedures and treatments […]

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

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 and chemotherapy can be traumatising for cancer patients. Hair loss is such a visible sign of their illness and a constant reminder of what they are going through. Not everyone […]

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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So Long, Shaun!

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Former Eastenders star and Farjo patient Shaun Williamson won the hearts of viewers but narrowly missed out on a place in tonight’s Celebrity Big Brother final If, like millions of us, reality TV is something of a guilty pleasure and a chance to switch off from the outside world, then you will have been glued […]

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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 […]