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Female pattern hair loss not always Genetic

As a Trichologist specialising in female hair loss since 1999, I’ve treated thousands of women across the world for thinning scalp hair density. The trends I’ve observed in many women has led me to believe – despite prevailing medical opinion – there are two forms…

Iron Deficiency and Hair Loss – an Interpretation

Iron Deficiency and Hair Loss – an Interpretation As a continuously growing & metabolically-active tissue, hair requires high levels of available nutrients for hair cell DNA synthesis & development. In terms of nutrient supply however, hair is a ‘non-essential’ tissue – receiving its full nutrient…

Insulin-induced ‘pattern’ hair loss

From the time I resolved concentrate on female hair loss issues as a professional specialism, I was never convinced – or more honestly asked by my female clients not to be convinced – that ‘pattern’ hair loss (in women) is always ‘inherited’. After almost 20…

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Alopecia Areata & other autoimmune conditions

Autoimmune states are thought to be polygenic, i.e. there are multiple genetic factors to their susceptibility. These factors eventually interact with physiological &/or environmental issues to activate the condition. Some initiating triggers are: Decline in nutritional, metabolic or hormonal status creating disturbed homeostasis; e.g.: deficiency…

The Laser Therapy Revival

Low level laser light therapy (LLLT) has been recognised as an effective treatment modality since the 1950’s. When used by qualified operators, LLLT is very safe, versatile and valuable primary or adjunct therapy. Unlike Dermatology or other surgical laser devices, LLLT is ‘bio-stimulating’ not tissue…