Entries by Hair Loss


Alopecia in Women

Alopecia in women is devastating. Hair loss can affect all facets of your life and have a significant impact on your quality of life and sense of self. The term alopecia is often used to refer to general hair loss, but in truth, there are varying types of female alopecia, with the most common being: […]

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Itchy Scalp and Hair Loss

We’ve all had itchy scalps, especially in the colder and drier winter months. While we might dismiss an itchy scalp as just a minor annoyance, the truth is that they might be an early indicator of something much more sinister. Why It’s Important Although all the symptoms of an itchy scalp might feel similar (persistent […]



Contrary to popular belief, not all hair-loss issues are genetic. In fact, hair loss can be explained by a wide variety of factors – including genetic reasons, hormonal levels and even psychological problems and stressors. Trichotillomania is one such psychological disorder. What Is Trichotillomania Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, which involves sustained hair pulling […]


What is a Bald Spot on Your Head?

The dreaded bald spot. Perhaps the most stereotypical of all hair loss conditions. It’s often depicted in popular culture as the most common form baldness and a sign of the onset of middle-age.This is, in many ways, an unfair characterisation. Bald spots seem severe and, in many instances, they are. But, more often than not, […]


Stress and Hair Loss

Hair and stress are inextricably linked, both in reality and in culture. Think of anyone that’s stereotypically stressed, and you’ll probably be picturing them tugging at or pulling their hair out. But why is that? What exactly is it about stress that’s so intimately linked with hair loss? The Physiological Effects of Stress Although stress […]

Male Pattern Baldness

Male pattern baldness is a common condition that affects all men as they age. The condition is marked by a progressive thinning of the hair that eventually leads to baldness. The pattern baldness usually starts at the temples, and the hairline before the crown of the head begins to thin. In some cases, the baldness […]

Causes of Hair Loss in Women

Many men solemnly accept hair loss – in some form or another – as a near-certain inevitability at some point in their lives. The truth is, everyone, not just men needs to confront the fact that we’re all very likely to experience a type of hair loss condition in our lives. For women, this is […]

What is Stem Cell and PRP Hair Therapy?

Stem Cell or PRP Hair Therapy is a misunderstood – and frequently maligned – treatment option for hair loss. Despite being relatively new to the field, in just a short time it’s managed to revolutionise the way we both perceive and treat hair loss issues. Read on to discover what exactly Stem Cell or PRP […]