how severe is my hair loss

How Severe is My Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common condition in men, often caused by genetics and known as Androgenetic Alopecia or Male Pattern Baldness. Over half of men will develop it at some time in their lives. In order to treat the problem, it’s important to understand how advanced the hair loss is. There are differing levels of […]

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Hair and Scalp Conditions Affecting Black Women

Hair and scalp conditions are common to us all, but did you know some tend to affect certain ethnicities more than others? For example, black women are more at risk of developing some types of hair and scalp conditions due to the genetic make-up of the hair. Here, we’ll look at some of the most […]

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Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Hair Loss Sufferers

In a recent study, scientists have successfully managed to grow hair in mice using human stem cells. This has provided hope that a cure for baldness could be on the way. The American scientists used skin organoids taken from stem cells. These small tissue cultures are able to create multiple layers of skin tissue which […]

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Hair Loss Treatments: Why Natural Isn’t Always Best

Hair loss is an extremely common issue for both men and women. While in many cases it is a natural sign of ageing, it doesn’t stop it from affecting confidence and self-esteem. Losing your hair can be devastating, with many stating it has had a significant negative impact on their quality of life. Hair loss […]

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Is Your Medication Causing Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common condition experienced by both men and women. Did you know that there is a wide range of factors that can cause you to start losing your hair? While genetics and age tend to be the biggest hair loss culprits, it can also be brought on by a change in medication. […]

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Dealing with Stress-Related Hair Loss

Have you recently noticed a change in your hair? If so, it could be down to the increased levels of stress due to the coronavirus. Indeed researchers at University College of London have already carried out a large-scale survey of 80,000 adults in England and have found a sharp increase in stress levels. Stress is […]

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Alopecia Areata Treatment Get FDA Breakthrough Therapy Status

Alopecia areata is considered the most severe type of hair loss experienced. At present, there is no cure for the condition which affects millions of people. However, Lilly’s Olumiant has recently been given breakthrough status by the FDA for its potential new alopecia areata drug option. The breakthrough status was provided for the JAK inhibitor, […]

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Scientists Develop Cell Transplant Technique that Could Reverse Balding

Japanese scientists have developed a hair cell transplant technique which could reverse balding. The Tokyo based study looked into the effectiveness of transplanting a patient’s own hair cells into the scalp. It revealed an 8% increase in the amount of hair produced by the patients over a period of one year. Here, we’ll look at […]

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Hair Loss and High Blood Pressure Link

High blood pressure is often referred to as an invisible killer. Its harmful effects on our health and wellbeing have been well documented in recent years. Now, a recent study has revealed a surprising link between the condition and hair loss. Here, we’ll look at what this recent study revealed and the high blood pressure […]

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Mattel’s Barbie Helping to Normalise Childhood Alopecia

Barbie has remained one of the most popular children’s toys for decades. Now, the company behind the famous doll, Mattel, has created a doll for children suffering from alopecia. The brand has introduced several new dolls over the past decade to ensure they represent a range of body types and images. This latest doll for […]

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Winter Warning: Your Hair Loss Could be a Sign of Vitamin D Deficiency

Have you noticed your hair is shedding more than usual this winter? According to experts, it could be down to a vitamin D deficiency. Public Health England (PHE) has issued new advice telling people to up their vitamin D levels in the winter months. So, how could a vitamin D deficiency contribute towards hair loss […]

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Stress and Your Hair

Former footballer Ryan Giggs has recently opened up about his struggle with hair loss. The star is currently undergoing laser hair transplant treatment after he claimed stress caused him to develop male pattern baldness. So, can stress really cause male pattern baldness? Here, you’ll discover more about male pattern baldness and how stress can potentially […]

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Can Seborrheic Dermatitis Cause Hair Loss?

Hair loss is common in both men and women and it can be triggered by a wide range of factors. While the most common type of hair loss is genetic, sometimes it can occur due to other conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis. Here, we’ll look at what seborrheic dermatitis is and how it can potentially […]

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Could hair loss be optional in the future?

Researchers have made a new discovery that could see hair loss become an optional thing in the future. After carrying out a study on mice, they discovered a structure within the hair follicles that could play a crucial role in hair loss. Now, they are hoping this new discovery could be the future cure of […]

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Dr David Fenton comments on female hair loss for the Guardian

Female hair loss can be particularly devastating as women often associate long, flowing locks with their feminity. High profile women accepting and embracing hair loss can help make it more acceptable and recently US talk show host Ricki Lake went public with her own 30-year battle with hair loss. Lake put down her hair issues […]

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New Technique Developed That Could Measure the Success of Hair Loss Treatments

Scientists have come up with a new technique which can potentially be used to measure the success of a hair loss treatment. The new research carried out by the Massachusetts General Hospital is an exciting step in the hair loss field. It is hoped the new technique could be used to also detect hair loss […]

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Too much work and you could go bald, according to new study

A new South Korean study has revealed working long hours could cause you to go bald. It’s already been established that long working hours can contribute to other serious health troubles such as increasing the risk of a stroke. However, this recent study is the only one to reveal the impact too much work can […]

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Could wearable tech reverse male pattern baldness?

Wearable tech could be used to reverse male pattern baldness in the future thanks to a development made by engineers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The team have developed a low-cost, non-invasive, hair growth stimulating technology. This technology is placed under a hat and when worn, it stimulates hair growth. So, could the key to […]

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Dr David Fenton sounds caution at news of world’s first hair bank

News that the world’s first hair bank has opened here in the UK, with the avowed aim to make ‘hair loss a thing of the past’ is certainly exciting but Dr David Fenton’s advice is to approach this new concept with some caution. It’s thought that over six million men in the UK are suffering […]

UK researchers find a way to prevent hair loss from chemo

UK researchers have recently made a major breakthrough into the prevention of hair loss from chemotherapy. The researchers from the University of Manchester discovered why a cancer drug causes hair loss commonly experienced by chemo patients. They now hope these findings could be used to develop new treatments which could prevent this devastating side effect. […]

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“I am so grateful to Dr Fenton’s gentle ministering and I am so glad to say that with his help my hair has totally grown back now. Although not life-threatening, alopecia was disheartening and I was so pleased to be able to come and see Dr Fenton and be treated so successfully. It is amazing the quackery and suggestions that are out there! I am very lucky.”

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