causes of hair loss

Some of the Top Reasons Why You Might Experience Hair Loss

Hair loss can be quite a traumatic condition and is experienced by both males and females. There are several causes of hair loss, but the good news is that many of the conditions are very treatable.  What constitutes hair loss? When people think about hair loss, often they think about hair loss affecting the scalp, but the reality is that …

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Is My Hair Loss Due to Alopecia Areata?

Experiencing hair loss can be extremely distressing, and is an affliction that can affect men, women and children. The first step that needs to be taken when dealing with hair loss is to determine the underlying cause, after which the relevant treatments and solutions can be sought.  One condition that results in hair loss, across all ages, is an autoimmune …

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Everything to Know About Human Hair Extensions in South Africa

Are you looking for a hairstyle upgrade in South Africa? Are you worried about your old hairdo ruining your overall look? If your answer is yes, it is time to explore the exciting world of human hair extensions. Hair care in South Africa is now big business. With the increasing ease of access to fashion information, the demand for trending …

Top 5 Reasons Why Men Lose Their Hair

1. Genetics If you’re losing your hair, this might be a fact from your parents. Genetics do play a pretty big role in whether or not you go bald also when, where, and what type. Scientifically it has been posed that your genes may affect how sensitive your hair follicles are to a hormone called DHT (dihydrotestosterone), which causes the …

What to expect when approaching a Hair Renewal Clinic

  In this day and age, both men and women are a lot more aware of their personal image and the way others perceive them. Hair loss can often be scary, embarrassing and a knock to your self-confidence as it is a condition that affects your physical appearance, which is why most people try to treat it themselves with store …

Alopecia Areata

  What is Alopecia Areata? Alopecia Areata is a common hair disease which is also known as spot baldness. It is a medical condition that causes sudden hair loss from some or all areas of the body, that typically starts with circular bald patches on the scalp. The bald patches are often the size of a R5 coin and can …

Traction Alopecia

Traction Alopecia [Treatment and Prevention] Traction Alopecia Definition Traction Alopecia literally means hair loss due to traction (or pulling). It is a form of alopecia, or gradual hair loss, caused primarily by pulling force being applied to the hair. Whilst you may associate the work ‘alopecia’ with uncontrollable, devastating hair loss, the good news is that this type of hair …

Hair Loss Causes

[Hair Loss Demystified] What Millions of South African’s Don’t Know About Hair Loss Day after day we help men and women of all ages, who suffer from hair loss. In this post I discuss a couple of very important things these people – and millions of others just like them – don’t know (but ought to know) about hair loss… …