Category: Hair Loss

Why Low Dose Oral Minoxidil Treatments for Baldness Should Be Avoided

What is Minoxidil? With such a large variety of hair loss treatments available, it can often be confusing to understand which treatments are recommended. One of the treatments that has been proven to be effective is Minoxidil. Originally developed in the late 1950s it was originally used to treat high blood pressure. It was first used as a topical treatment in the late...
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January 8th, 2019

Is Stem Cell Hair Loss Therapy Nothing more than a buzzword?

Buzzword: a word or phrase, often an item of jargon, that is fashionable at a particular time or in a particular context. In healthcare and the cosmetic procedures industries, buzzwords are meant to convey intelligence or savvy.

The hair regeneration industry is replete with buzzwords – the buzzword du jour: stem cell. It has a kind of “health halo.” It rolls...
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September 26th, 2018

Case Study: Thyroid Problem Causes Hair Loss

Theo* came to Ashley and Martin with substantial thinning. It had taken only three years for Theo’s hair to go from the thick, healthy head of hair he had sported his whole adult life to a sparse covering from his hairline to crown. Fast approaching 50, both Theo and his partner were starting to get worried about the way his...
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September 12th, 2018

Sunscreen blamed after woman loses eyebrow, eyelash and forehead hair

Questions have been raised about the link between sunscreen and a form of female baldness after a recent case reported in the Australian Journal of Dermatology. 54-year-old Clara* noticed that she had begun to lose hair from eyebrows and forehead and the condition was only getting worse. After examination, doctors diagnosed her...
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June 19th, 2018
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