Entries by Clinic Team

Stress and Hair Loss: Are They Connected?

Stress is known to cause various health issues, from headaches to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. But did you know it can also cause problems with your hair too? While there are a lot of reasons you may experience hair loss and thinning, high levels of stress could be to blame. As April marks […]

Medical Conditions That Cause Hair Loss

Hair loss can be caused by a variety of factors and getting to the root cause is key to finding an effective treatment. While it is mostly associated with age and genetics, did you know it could also be a sign of an underlying medical condition? Many medical conditions are known to cause hair loss […]

Alopecia Barbae Explained

Hair loss is most commonly associated with the hair on the scalp. However, did you know you can lose it from other areas of the body too? After Louis Theroux recently revealed he was suffering with alopecia barbae, the condition is quickly becoming more recognised. A type of hair loss that affects the beard in […]

The Role Muscle Plays in Hair Growth is Discovered

A recent study has shed light on the crucial role that muscle plays in hair growth. Researchers have found that the muscles in the hair sheath control the contraction of the cells that surround the hair follicles. Put simply, this contraction is crucial in the hair’s regeneration cycle. Here, we briefly look at what the […]

Could Sugary Drinks Be the Root Cause of Male Hair Loss?

A new study has found that sugary drinks may contribute towards male hair loss. Beverages sweetened by sugar, including energy drinks, fizzy drinks, and soft drink mixers, can trigger an increased concentration of serum glucose, activating the polyol pathway. So, what does this mean, and could sugary drinks really be the root cause of your […]

Can Supplements Reverse Hair Loss?

Could taking supplements reverse hair loss? According to a select number of small studies, supplements could help to combat some cases of hair loss that are linked to a dietary deficiency. A recent systematic review was published in the journal JAMA Dermatology and looked at data from previous research on nutritional supplements that treat hair […]

A Unique Approach to Hair Loss

A new injectable treatment for hair loss could be on the way thanks to a group of researchers from the University of California. The team found that SCUBE3, a signalling molecule, could potentially cure androgenetic alopecia. While initial results have proven promising, could it really signal a cure for baldness? Here, we look at what […]

Hair Loss Breakthrough: Scientists Successfully Generate Hair Follicles

A scientific breakthrough in Japan could lead to the development of new hair loss treatments, according to researchers. The study, conducted by scientists across several Japanese universities, has been published in the Science Advances Journal. After successfully generating hair follicles in a lab, the researchers are now hopeful they can use their newfound knowledge to […]

Minoxidil Back in the Spotlight

Minoxidil has been one of the most effective hair loss treatments for decades. However, recently it has been the focus of much press attention. While most commonly used as a topical cream, the pill form of Minoxidil is becoming increasingly popular. Substantially cheaper than many other treatment options out there, it is being praised as […]