Long gone are the days where the words "hair transplant" would be commonly associated with the iconic image of disastrous dolls plugs. Over the past...
It's common to initially go into denial, however you need to wise up and act fast. It might sound harsh; but it really is the best advice I can give you. Because we have already lost 50% of our hair BEFORE we even notice we have MPB.
After three years in government, I am finally seeing the signs that when it comes to some things, he suffers just like the rest of us. I am referring to his growing bald spot on his crown, which is currently hiding under a once voluminous head of hair after some careful brushing.
Without undergoing sufficient consultation with a doctor, prescription medications should not be used. When you consider that a trip to the doctor or a specialist often involves an examination, further tests and follow ups before medication is prescribed, buying medication online suddenly feels a whole lot riskier.
At this time of year I see many patients who are trying to distinguish old wives' tales about hair loss in the summer months from anecdotal truths and plain facts. So, what should those wary of thinning hair be aware of?
I was saddened to see this week that the brilliant Gail Porter, the television presenter who has become equally well known for her excellent work raising awareness about the hair loss condition alopecia from which she suffers, had been heckled due to her hair loss.
What do ex-Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding, troubled child star Amanda Bynes and new mother and Saturdays member Frankie Sandford have in common? They've all been papped out lately with hair extensions, and it is not a good look.
I was 9 years old an standing in assembly. The teacher, sudddenly blurted through the silence "Annabel! You have headlice!". To ensure that this humiliation never happened again, I began to look for nit eggs myself. It soon became easier, rather than combing out the eggs, to simply rip the offending hair out.
Achieving a natural looking hair transplant requires skill, concentration and attention to detail, all of which take time. For this reason, hair transplant surgery usually takes between 6 to 8 hours. If you're wondering what happens during this lengthy process, here is an outline of a typical day of surgery.
women's hair loss is a far more complicated creature than its male equivalent. And it's not just Dorries we should be applauding, as actress and model Danielle Bux, who is married to football pundit Gary Lineker, has also spoken out about her hair loss, in her case alopecia.
It's fair to say that a perm revival in popular culture is unlikely, but many people, especially women, still use the styling technique. Perming is a chemical process, and whilst it can really dry hair out, it shouldn't usually cause hair loss.
If you're currently tempted to grow your hair longer to hide your shedding, a better plan might be to attempt to thicken your locks back up by blocking the cause of male pattern hair loss (the most common type by far) DHT.
The Kardashians: arguably the most famous family in America and certainly the most portrayed in the media, they are known for keeping up appearances a...
Working in my profession, you get used to taking far more notice of people's hairlines than you care to admit! Sometimes, one leaps out at you for bei...
Eyes may be the windows of the soul but, when it comes to expressing our emotions, the eyebrows do it in one quick motion. But, this vital part of our...
What many women don't realise is that artificial hair pieces that are attached to your existing hair can cause so much tension on the hair shafts that they become weaker, and this strain can damage the follicle itself.