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Andropause – the ‘Male Change of Life’

The male ‘mid-life’ or ‘change of life’ crisis has long been regarded an amusing anecdote; middle-aged men running off with the young secretary or purchasing a new red sports car. The reality is men can & do experience life-altering changes due to decreasing hormone levels…

Unsuccessful IVF & thinning scalp hair density – what’s the connection?

Unsuccessful IVF & thinning scalp hair density – what’s the connection? The Scenario: Young woman in her 20’s actively but unsuccessfully attempting to become pregnant. Similarly late 30’s – early 40’s woman aware of her ‘biologic clock’ & desperately seeking assistance with fertility enhancement from…

‘Cleanskin’ Activance – or another scam from ‘Sam the man’??

Dear Readers, I have been alerted to an online website apparently devoted to the tracking & ‘exposure’ of the “colorful” Sam Cohen. Cohen has a long & notorious history in this industry & I’ll leave it to the interested reader to acquaint themselves. My concern…

Welcome to the World of ‘Macaroni Medicine’..

Bland & simple; readily prepared, served up & swallowed – and everyone gets the same! Welcome to the world of ‘Macaroni Medicine’…! Regrettably this is now modern orthodox medicine in the 21st century – and as an observer – I’m unsure if it’s the Doctors…

“Hello … are you a real Trichologist..?”

“Hello … are you a real Trichologist..?”  was initially the odd opening question I received from a young married Mother recently. After assuring her I believed I was, she proceeded to tell me how she’d seen two other individuals calling themselves ‘Trichologists’ – but who…

‘Before and After’ Testimonial Pictures – the Pros & Cons

In any area of beauty or where physical appearance is enhanced, ‘seeing is believing’! And although pure Trichology should be about identifying the client’s hair loss or scalp concern; establishing the cause/s of the problem & offering appropriate treatment/s – the expected outcome is improved…

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Sudden onset excessive hair shed – Telogen Effluvium

Body hair has played a key role in the evolutionary success of all warm-blooded creatures that inhabit the Earth. Heat insulation is perhaps the most crucial, but other important functions of hair are the communication of social and sexual maturity – such as a lion’s…

Abrupt Onset, Excessive Hair Fall (Telogen Effluvium)

Body hair has played a key role in the evolutionary success of all warm-blooded creatures that inhabit the Earth. Heat insulation is perhaps the most crucial, but other important functions of hair are the communication of social and sexual maturity – such as a lion’s…

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Alopecia Areata – time to think outside the square?

Alopecia areata (AA) is known to be an inherited condition which occurs in ‘atopic’ families.* AA is autoimmune in origin; one’s immune system becomes distracted, over-stimulated – and produces attacking antibodies against the host.

“It just won’t help (in any lasting way)….”

Dear Readers – As I’ve completed pathology reviews for my Clients to confirm the ’cause/s’ of their respective hair or scalp complaints, I’ve been reflecting on the orthodox treatments for hair loss by multi-national hair loss companies, Dermatologists and some Doctors.