Many prospective hair transplant patients want to know the level of risk involved with a hair transplant procedure. The short answer is that, compared to other types of surgical procedures, hair transplant surgery carries relatively low risk. Since the procedure is done while you’re awake and the post-operative period is very predictable, the risk is minimal.
According to a recent study published in the Journal PLOS Genetics and reported by WebMD, a group of researchers in Scotland have successfully found 287 genetic “coding regions” linked to severe hair loss in men. Researchers performed genetic analysis of 52,000 subjects, ages 40-69, making this the largest study of its type to date.
Are you brushing flakes off your shirt? Have you tried anti-dandruff shampoo? Do you worry that these flakes are leading to your hair loss? The answer is, maybe. There is run of the mill “dandruff” which is simply dry scalp and then there is seborrheic dermatitis, an inflammatory condition that can lead to hair loss.
Eyebrow hair loss can occur for many reasons – age, over plucking, thyroid disease, or even trauma. But when it comes to losing your eyebrow hair, there are a number of things you can do to help make it less noticeable. You can leave it as is and let nature run its course, you can fill your brows in with makeup, or you can opt for a more long-term fix.
In this article, we’ll explore two of the most common, longer-lasting options – eyebrow transplants and microblading.
When it comes to female hair restoration, there are a few things to take into consideration when determining if you are a good candidate for the procedure. When you being to lose hair in certain areas of your head, you may not always have the surgical option to help increase the fullness that you once had. In the video above, Dr. Krejci discusses the various things that make up a good candidate for female hair transplant surgery and helps outline what you can expect from a procedure.
There are many different reasons why a person may lose their hair during the course of their life. Disease, medications, genetics, stress, or the unavoidable aging process, can all have a detrimental effect on a person’s hair. Those of you who have experienced hair loss have likely also experienced the feeling that you’re losing a part of your identity. Well, you are definitely not alone. Physically, hair is part of you, but it’s also part of the bigger you, the way you see yourself and how others perceive you.
When it comes to finding a partner, natural selection and evolution of humans share many similarities with the animal kingdom. The ultimate goal for advancing the species is if a reproductive choice will benefit the collective gene pool and ensure the future survival of the species. Whether humans realize it or not, they are looking for the same positive characteristics as other animal species.
Noticing a receding hairline can be a devastating discovery, but knowledge is power.
Receding hairlines can affect men and women of all ages for different reasons. The most common cause for men is male pattern baldness, caused by genes making the hair susceptible to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT makes hair follicles shrink, leading to hair loss. Women can also experience receding hairlines but more often their hair loss is diffused. It can be related to DHT, but it is typically a result of lowered estrogen levels with menopause.
There’s no time like the start of a new year to break bad habits, especially when it comes to hair loss. For many people, a few simple lifestyle changes can help keep the hair on their heads.
Here are some simple things you can do to help curtail hair loss.
There’s a new arthritis pill that doctors say could help with hair loss in a way that hasn’t been seen before. The revelation came from a recent study conducted at Stanford, Yale and Columbia. Patients suffering from alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that leads to hair loss, were prescribed an arthritis pill that resulted in positive hair growth.
So could this pill potentially help with male pattern baldness?