Plug grafts are an archaic form of hair transplantation that was popular in the 1980s. They left many patients with results which were not aesthetically pleasing and many people have turned to today's refined techniques in order to rectify the appearance of their scalps.
One of the biggest fears when going bald is what other people will think. I used to ask myself questions like "Will people make fun of me?" "Will I be attractive?" "Will people think I look weird?"
Several incorrect media articles over the last few days have been published stating middle-aged men with a certain balding pattern are at an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer than men with no baldness. Well, this is highly inaccurate in my opinion and unfortunately caused a great deal of men unnecessary anxiety and stress.
Make sure your diet contains lots of protein to keep your hair in tip-top condition. The amino acids in protein help cell regeneration and growth, which is important when it comes to giving your hair a helping hand.
One day, with an unprecedented smugness, I was presented with something when looking in the mirror. There, before my burnt mug, was an unfathomably small, but nonetheless present, crack in my hairline.
Peri-menopause generally begins in the mid to late forties. It takes anything from four to ten years and the average age for the onset of true menopause (when periods cease completely) is 51 years.
Following the story's publication the Belgravia research team carried out some further investigations into the drug to see if there was anything else alopecia sufferers should know about tofacitinib citrate. We uncovered some very interesting yet disturbing facts.
It is a complete myth that baldness is inherited from only the mother's side of the family. You hair future is determined by genes from both sides of your family and you have likely ended up with some mix of your parents' hair genes.
Just like skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of inside health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a regular supply of key nutrients.
Boy George appeared to have suffered with hair loss for many years after reviewing many pictures of him and more than likely the reason behind why he worn so many hats and made those big flamboyant hats part of his image in my opinion.
New mums are always asking me what they can do about postpartum hair loss. This is the hair loss that is experienced by probably 50% of new mums, some to worse degrees than others.
My advice to Bradley would be continue as you are doing, but if you see any further loss down the line don't hesitate to add a high strength minoxidil cream to your treatment regime. I have no doubt that Bradley Cooper has the money to fund a top-notch hair transplant, but why should he if he doesn't have to?
Screen star Bradley Cooper is alleged to be taking anti-baldness drug finasteride, sources claim. According to popular US website Radar, Cooper 'is so anxious about his receding hairline' that he has resorted to the oral hair care medicine.
For those who love to get to grips with the ins and outs of surgery in all its glory, Channel 5's 'Botched Up Bodies' is dream viewing. On a recent episode, I operated on a patient who had previously spent in excess of £7,000 on hair transplant surgeries - which sadly, yielded little result.
If you knew that a healthy diet could prevent grey hair, would you change your eating habits? We keep being told that lifestyle and food intake are key factors in staying healthy and looking younger, but many of us just buy the food we like without analysing the contents to make sure we are consuming the right balance of vitamins and minerals.
Despite a high percentage of male hair loss sufferers experiencing the effects of hereditary Male Pattern Baldness, stress and nutrition can also affect the quality of the hair. This in my opinion is the reason why there are many myths surrounding hair loss.