Category “Hair loss”

Can Diet Affect Hair Loss?

July 18th, 2011
Can Diet Affect Hair Loss?

For females the answer is yes, according to the American Institute of Trichologists. The Chairman of the Institute Marilyn Sherlock believes women are particularly vulnerable when they either embark on a diet or suffer iron deficiency. She told reporters: “By dieting, I don’t mean dieting sensibly, I mean crash dieting. And because of the hair […]

Wayne sets the Trend

June 20th, 2011
Wayne sets the Trend

Footballing star Wayne Rooney recently admitted receiving hair treatment for a rapidly receding hairline. However it appears he has now set a trend among many other men who are also worried about their hair. Wayne originally made the announcement on Twitter saying: “I was going bald, so why not?” After the procedure he told his […]

Football Star Has a Hair Transplant

June 6th, 2011
Football Star Has a Hair Transplant

Well known Manchester United football player Wayne Rooney, announced the other day that he has had a hair transplant. He told his followers on Twitter that he was fed up with going bald, particularly since he was only 25. He also said that he was delighted with the treatment. He told his followers: “Just to […]

American Boy Pulls Hair Out

May 27th, 2011
American Boy Pulls Hair Out

There are a range of conditions that cause hair loss, but one condition has baffled doctors. It seems a boy from Iowa in the USA went bald after pulling out his hair. The psychological disorder is called trichitillomania which forces sufferers to pull out their hair, which if severe enough can result in baldness. The […]

New Possible Reason for Hair Loss

May 18th, 2011
New Possible Reason for Hair Loss

New Possible Reason For Hair Loss Generally, people who lose their hair think it is probably caused by such problems as Psoriasis. However, recently one lady from Northampton found there was another reason – Ulcerative Colitis. The story begins when the lady in question (we’ll call her Charlotte) went to see her doctor about bald […]

Hair Loss Drug Blamed For Medical Problems

May 4th, 2011
Hair Loss Drug Blamed For Medical Problems

A pharmaceutical company in the US is being sued by a law firm in Connecticut; the latter cites Procepia, a drug used to help cure hair loss as the reason for a man’s sexual dysfunction and mental health problems. The law firm has combined its resources with two other law firms to take the well […]

Hair Loss Cure a Step Closer?

April 26th, 2011
Hair Loss Cure a Step Closer?

Scientists researching the reasons behind hair loss may be a step closer to finding a cure. While baldness is known to have a genetic connection, hair loss such as alopecia in both sexes has a variety of causes including stress and anxiety. However there may be another specific reason. A dermatologist from the University of […]

Expert Trichologist invited on TV Programme

April 20th, 2011
Expert Trichologist invited on TV Programme

An expert Trichologist from Evesham in Worcestershire was recently invited onto a Channel 5 TV programme along with Gail Porter. The latter is a constant sufferer from Alopecia. Sally-Ann Tarver who was on the Vanessa Show to talk about the problem of alopecia said afterwards: “I found the experience slightly nerve racking but great fun. […]

School Turns Laboratory Into Salon

April 18th, 2011
School Turns Laboratory Into Salon

A school in the US recently turned their science classroom into a salon, all for a good cause. Children, staff members and others in the community decided to lop off their hair, and donate them to the Locks of Love Charity. The charitable organisation which is non profit making donate the hair to those who […]

Men Worry More About Hair Loss Than Money

April 14th, 2011
Men Worry More About Hair Loss Than Money

It seems British men are more worried about losing their hair than going bankrupt or even finding the right partner. This the finding of recent research commissioned by REGAINE, the cosmetic hair growth product company. Researchers found that a startling 20% of men were more concerned with going bald than finding a partner, while a […]

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