hair loss

July 15, 2021

Hair Loss – See the Possible Reasons for Losing Hair

A report from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) states that there are several potential reasons for hair loss on the scalp of a patient. It is important, however, to distinguish between hair shedding and hair loss. Shedding some hair is absolutely normal on a daily basis. On average, a person loses 50 to 100… Read More »

June 23, 2021

Alopecia Areata – What You Need to Know

Alopecia Areata is a common autoimmune disorder that can result in an unpredictable amount of hair loss for the person suffering from the disease. Some people experience hair loss that is seen as small patches on the scalp around the size of a coin while others experience a more extreme form of hair loss such… Read More »

February 18, 2021

Hair Loss after Surgery – Common Causes

Have you ever ran your fingers through your hair and noticed that it feels noticeably thinner? Do you look in the mirror and no longer see the density you used to have on your scalp? While it is normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs per day, sometimes certain health conditions can cause your hair… Read More »

July 21, 2020

Permanent Hair Loss – Learn what causes it

Hair loss is a common occurrence for both men and women around the world. Thinning hair on the scalp, as well as bald spots with a lack of hair, is often caused by genetics on the part of the patient. However, there are also temporary causes of hair loss and they can include radiation treatment,… Read More »

October 17, 2019

Learn how a Poor Diet Can Lead to Hair Loss

An unhealthy diet can lead to weight gain and other health issues such as high blood pressure. One additional side effect of a poor diet that is not discussed as often is hair loss. The loss of hair can impact both men and women and can lead to self-esteem issues and a lack of confidence… Read More »

August 23, 2017

Why Do We Go Bald but Our Body Hair Seems to Remain?

While age takes a toll on the body in various ways, a bald head tends to be the worst fear of many people. Although females can suffer from hair loss, men are more inclined to lose the hair on their heads sooner and more frequently than women. Why do we go bald on our heads… Read More »

July 7, 2017

What is Invisible Baldness?

Did you know it is normal to lose hair each time you brush your hair? A typical head of healthy hair has about 100,000 hairs and each hair goes through a growth process and a shedding phase. Therefore, hair loss in this manner is typically acceptable since you can lose hundreds of hairs a day… Read More »

June 16, 2017

Hair Loss and Hair Transplant Myths

A hair transplant is an effective way to improve thinning hair or to transfer hair to an area of the head that has become lacking. While there are many myths about why we lose our hair, there are also myths about receiving hair via a hair transplant. Let’s take a look at some of these… Read More »

January 14, 2014

Does Propecia Shampoo Work?

  Q: Is there any Propecia shampoo or any other shampoos that could slow down hair loss (like Nioxin shampoo)? A: Most shampoos that have DHT blockers are not effective, since the absorption of these molecules are very minimal from the skin surface. There has not yet been any study showing that Finasteride (Propecia) in… Read More »

January 9, 2014

Topical Propecia. Does it work?

Q: Is there any liquid Propecia (for local treatment) and if there is would it be locally as effective as systemically? For example, could a regular 5mg Propecia tablet get dissolved in a liquid and be used locally? A: Topical DHT blockers like solutions of Finasteride (Propecia) or Saw Palmetto for hair loss treatment have… Read More »