Entries by Clinic Team

The Different Types of Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is often thought of as a single type of hair loss. However, there are various types of the condition that can influence who it targets, where the hair loss occurs, and how severe it is. Earlier this year, renowned TV presenter Louis Theroux announced he was suffering from a form of the condition […]

Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?

Living with diabetes means dealing with a lot more than just blood sugar. Many people know about its effects on our health, but what about our hair? Can diabetes potentially lead to hair loss? November is Diabetes Awareness Month and here we’ll explore the link between diabetes and hair loss. You will also discover the […]

The Link Between Hair Loss and Men’s Mental Health

Each November, thousands of men take part in Movember in a bid to raise awareness of men’s mental health. In 2021, a staggering 394,000 men signed up to take part according to the campaign’s annual report. According to NHS statistics, 6.5 million men are affected by hair loss in the UK. While often dismissed as […]

FAQs: Why Is My Hair Thinning?

Hair plays a significant role in our identity, style, and self-confidence. So, when we notice it thinning or shedding more than usual, it’s natural to have concerns Many factors, from genetics to lifestyle choices, can affect hair health. Here, we’ll explore some of the most common causes of hair thinning and what you can do […]

Managing Hair Loss with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Hair isn’t just about style; it’s deeply intertwined with our self-esteem and our identity. So, when you experience hair loss it can be both puzzling and distressing – especially when the root cause isn’t immediately clear. One potential cause of hair loss for many women that may not be immediately obvious, is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome […]

Poll Reveals Most Common Types of Hair Loss That Dermatologists Treat

There are many different types of hair loss you can experience in your lifetime. From genetics to stress related hair loss, the cause impacts how the condition should be treated. A recent poll in the United States found that dermatologists predominantly treat three main types of hair loss: Androgenetic Alopecia, Alopecia Areata, and Scarring Alopecia. […]

Could your high blood pressure medication cause hair loss?

Hair loss can occur due to a wide range of factors. While it is often down to genetics or an issue with the immune system, in some cases it can be caused by medication you’re taking to treat underlying health issues. As September is high blood pressure awareness month, we look at whether hypertension medication […]

More Than a Bad Hair Day: New Research Links Hair Loss and Depression

For many patients, alopecia areata is more than just a cosmetic concern. While it’s long been suspected that hair loss may be linked to depression, a new study has confirmed the connection. According to a recent study, a significant number of patients dealing with hair loss also experience symptoms of depression. In this blog, we’ll […]

Hairy Moles and Solving the Mystery of Hair Loss

Ever glanced at a hairy mole and thought it might be the key to reversing hair loss? Probably not, but scientists have! In a groundbreaking study, researchers have identified a unique process within hairy moles that might just hold the answer to stimulating hair growth in those grappling with male or female pattern hair loss. […]

Potential Breakthrough in Stimulating Hair Growth

A team of researchers from Northwestern University have announced an exciting discovery that could be a game-changer in the treatment of male pattern baldness. Scientists believe they’ve stumbled upon a promising method to trigger hair growth. What they found is that as individuals age, the hair follicles become more rigid, which inhibits the growth of […]