We offer personalised, face to face consultations, as well as worldwide remote tele-conferences through What’s App, Facetime or Skype consultations.Get in Touch

Men

Intestinal worms – a problem in hair loss?

Two or three generations ago it was routine practice for mothers to ‘worm’ their families – particularly the children. In modern times, both ‘worming’ or discussion about intestinal worm infestation (1) is a rare topic. Intestinal worm infestation (aka: Helminthiasis) is a common occurrence in people of 3rd world countries – and in some instances

Intestinal worms – a problem in hair loss? Read More »

Identifying chronic scalp itch and irritation

Of all the persistent maladies which beset the human body, one of the most challenging and confounding for practitioners is chronic scalp irritation or itching where no other obvious condition (1) is found.  The causes of chronic scalp irritation or itching (CSII) are widely multi-factorial, and in some instances polygenic from an atopic family history.

Identifying chronic scalp itch and irritation Read More »

Understanding Fibrosing Alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a potentially permanent hair loss condition, believed to be of autoimmune origin (1). FFA belongs to a group of inflammatory ‘scarring’ alopecia (2) where underlying skin structures are destroyed, and microscopic scar tissue develops. FFA is overwhelmingly observed in post-menopausal women, but occasionally seen in pre-menopausal women and males. Although

Understanding Fibrosing Alopecia Read More »

Chronological ageing vs. biological ageing – not the same thing.

Chronological age is how old you are: the number of birthdays you’ve celebrated. Biological age is ‘ageing’ at the cellular level. An individual may be 70 years in chronological age, but due to healthy eating, lifestyle, weight, regular exercise, and disease-free – mental and physical chronological age can be that of someone decades younger. Nicotine’s

Chronological ageing vs. biological ageing – not the same thing. Read More »

Adrenal function and its influence on scalp hair.

The incredible complexities of the human body, health, lifestyle, and increasing stressors in our troubled world, can give rise to the onset of scalp hair thinning. The ‘usual suspects’ are thyroid disturbance, diabetic states, nutrient deficiency, or ‘stress’. A cause which is often over-looked is the crucial role of adrenal gland influence to disrupt or

Adrenal function and its influence on scalp hair. Read More »