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Commonly asked Questions About Hair Loss

With not much else to occupy our time last year, we Brits spent a lot of time on Google, searching for answers to questions that had been bothering us for years. An estimated 40% of women and 50% of men aged 30 plus experience some degree of hair loss. So it’s hardly surprising that questions […]


Is smoking causing your hair loss?

We all know by now that smoking isn’t a great idea. It clogs up our arteries, causes lung cancer and emphysema, and leads to premature ageing, among many other negative effects. But a new study has shown that smokers are more likely to develop androgenetic alopecia, or male/female pattern hair loss. And this isn’t linked […]


Melatonin for hair loss: too good to be true?

Melatonin. The sleep hormone. So good to help you get your full eight hours every night, but did you know it could also be useful to treat hair loss? Several studies have shown that topical application of melatonin could cause increased hair growth in men and women experiencing hair loss. The first study, published in […]


How fast should you treat male pattern hair loss?

A statement by a Taiwanese dermatologist has claimed that male pattern hair loss needs to be treated early for that treatment to be effective. Lin Sung-Jan works at the National Taiwan University Hospital’s dermatology department. He said that men suffering from hair loss need to seek medical advice as early as possible for doctors to […]


Stem cells and hair loss: the plot thickens

It has long been thought that stem cells could play a key role in hair loss treatment. While procedures like platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) have their roots in this theory, scientists have remained unsure of how stem cells can be harnessed to affect hair loss. However, a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism […]


Men vs women: which supplements work best for hair loss?

The hair loss supplement is the ultimate treatment for thinning hair – it’s easy to do, no need for regular clinic appointments, and there are none of the perceived risks associated with laser treatment or hair transplant surgery. Plus, anyone can take a supplement; man or woman, young or old, right at the start of […]

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