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Is The Gym Making Men Go Bald?

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on May 1, 2020

We are a nation addicted to looking good. Gaining muscle at the gym can have a multitude of benefits but there’s potentially a major drawback – could lifting weights be speeding up the hair thinning process? 

Men who actively keep fit and build muscle mass may be inadvertently accelerating their hair loss. In this article we discuss the impact of DHT and how it is linked to gym-goers with a receding mane. If you suffer from hair loss, answer these 3 questions to discover the best treatment option for you.

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Topics: Hair Loss

At What Age Can Male Pattern Baldness Begin?

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on February 7, 2020

How young is too young for male pattern baldness to begin? Male pattern baldness, also referred to as androgenetic alopecia is by far the most common type of hair loss. 95% of all hair loss types are genetically influenced and approximately 40% of women and 70% of men will be affected by hair loss in their lifetime.

It’s normal for anyone experiencing hair loss to have a lot of questions, and a frequently asked question that we receive is, “At what age can male pattern baldness start?” In this article, we discuss male pattern baldness and at what age a person can start to experience it.

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Topics: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Alopecia, Hair Loss Treatment, Male Pattern Baldness

Can Lack of Sleep Cause Hair Loss?

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on January 14, 2020

Many men live by the "work hard, play hard" ethos with little care for the possible ramifications. Lack of quality sleep, not enough sleep and sleep deprivation can have numerous negative consequences for a persons’ physical and emotional health.

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Topics: Hair Loss

3 Signs Of Hair Loss That Should Not Be Ignored

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on December 4, 2019

Falling hair is part of everyday life, it’s normal to lose around 100 hairs a day as part of the usual hair growth and shedding cycle. But when does shedding fall into the category of hair loss?

Hair loss is a gradual process and it can be difficult, especially in the early stages, to tell when normal shedding advances to actual hair loss. We share with you three hair loss symptoms that shouldn’t be ignored.

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Topics: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant

How To Know When Hair Loss Is Causing Emotional Strain

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on September 23, 2019

In today’s high-pressure, fast-paced atmosphere where stimulus-overload is the norm, it can be hard to put a finger on what is causing stress or emotional strain. Hair loss is known to have an emotional impact on the people who suffer from it. The impact can include but isn’t limited to; lower self-esteem, reduced self-confidence, and strained relationships.

Hair loss affects most men and women at some time in their life. There are a number of different causes and contributing factors and consulting a hair loss expert will give you a correct diagnosis for your particular condition. Ask yourself the questions below to help find out if hair loss is causing you emotional strain.

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Topics: Hair Loss

Hair Loss: Understanding Alopecia

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on July 23, 2019

Alopecia, the medical term for hair loss, is a common concern that affects the majority of men and up to 50% of women in their lifetime. 55% of men have noticeable hair loss by just 40 years of age. It is likely that you, male or female, no matter your race or background, will experience some form of hair loss, at some point in your life. It may be temporary (caused by stress or pregnancy for example), or it may be permanent, such as androgenetic alopecia.

Our hair is an important part of our emotional wellbeing, enhancing our confidence, contributing to our well-being and influencing our social connections…hence the popular saying, “having a bad hair day” when everything seems to be going wrong!

So what is it that causes alopecia and what can be done about it?

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Topics: Hair Loss, Alopecia

Hair Loss In Young People: How To Get The Right Treatment

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on May 15, 2019

In today’s era of social media addiction, when the highest importance is placed on capturing the perfect selfie, hair loss at a young age can wreak havoc on a young person’s fragile self-esteem. Losing hair at any age can be stressful, suffering from hair loss as an adolescent or young adult can severely impact self-esteem and confidence. The stress caused by the loss can in turn fuel more loss. 

At the first signs of hair loss in young people, Trichologists (hair loss experts) recommend a proper assessment and diagnosis. Hair loss at a young age isn’t common, therefore seeking a proper diagnosis at the first signs of a problem is key. A correct diagnosis and early intervention can allow for the loss to be stabilised. Depending on the diagnosis, the patients’ age, circumstances and medical history, various treatment options can be considered.

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Topics: Hair Loss

Hair Loss Clinics: Generalist vs Specialist

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on April 21, 2019

Until now, there has been two key players in the hair loss industry, but the questions we need to ask are, "Is this due to a huge marketing budget?", "Has there been a lack of competition?", or "Are they actually good at what they do?" With celebrities and famous sportsmen as the 'face' of a clinic, it's clear that significant marketing budgets are at play.

By definition, a specialist is, “A person who concentrates primarily on a particular subject or activity; a person highly skilled in a specific and restricted field.” If hair loss clinics don’t specialise, then by default, they are generalist. Consider a generalist hair loss clinic that spends most of their time selling hair loss products and medications, some of their time offering prosthetic hair pieces and a minor amount of time doing hair transplants. Compare this to a specialist hair transplant clinic that does hair transplants 100% of the time. Which one would you choose to have a once-in-a-lifetime hair transplant with?

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Topics: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Hair Loss Treatment

Hair Loss: 5 Steps To Take

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on April 4, 2019

Realising that you're losing your hair can be stressful. If your father and your grandfather went bald, you may think that baldness is a card that you’ve been dealt and there’s nothing that you can do about it, but that isn’t true.

There’s a lot you can do when you are losing hair, and we are going to share with you the first five steps you should take when suffering from hair loss.

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Topics: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Hair Loss Treatment

Receding Hairline vs Maturing Hairline Explained

Posted by Hair Growth Specialist on March 19, 2019

Most people will experience hair loss at some point in their life. It can happen to anyone and the causes and symptoms may differ from person to person. As it’s one of the first things you see when looking in the mirror, men typically notice they are losing hair when they realise that their hairline has changed.

With gradual hair loss, some people may not even realise how much their hairline has receded until they compare a recent photo to an older one. A changing hairline doesn’t always mean its receding.

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Topics: Hair Loss, Hair Transplant, Hairline Redesign

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