Hair loss. A word that many dread. There are a few things that the majority of men (and even women) fear when it comes to aging and it is definitely balding. The two main types of hair loss are alopecia areata (when the body’s own immune system attacks the hair follicles,
Stem cells for baldness? Could this be a reality? Scientists could use stem cells to reverse the effect of baldness which has plagued humans for millions of years. We would all feel so much joy! Perhaps the headlines are right. Maybe there really is an international breakthrough cure and we
Androgenic alopecia, also known as male or female pattern hair loss, is the primary cause of the notorious receding hairline among men and women. Some simply view the condition as an issue of vanity. However, the emotional effects of balding are adverse to the individual affected by the condition. It’s
Getting sunshine might be your best bet when it comes to increasing your vitamin D levels. The supplement kind is good too, but of course – as with anything artificial – it isn’t the best. But why is there this hype around vitamin D lately? That’s what we want to
Essential oils have become staples in every home due to their natural healing properties. Shampoos and other hair products are filled with toxic ingredients that can strip the hair of its natural oils, which often leads to hair challenges such as dandruff, frizziness, a dry scalp and hair loss. Oils
Traction alopecia in ethnic women is fast becoming one of the major causes of hair loss. What is this condition? Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss, caused primarily by a pulling force on the roots of the hair, explains Rasheed Patel from Fusion Labs. It is more common
Losing 100 hairs a day is normal, but if you feel that your hairbrush is leaving you with little to style, then there might be a severe underlying cause. When it comes to severe hair loss, there are many probable causes, which can often make this condition difficult to manage.
For many of us, a feisty cup of coffee is our go-to drink of choice when we’re feeling more bleh than buoyant. But for one German scientist, the miracle of caffeine seemed too limiting to be just a caffè latte or espresso. Dr. Adolf Klenk is putting caffeine in shampoo.
Science says there is a direct link between nutrition deficiency and hair loss. Internationally acclaimed nutrition and health expert Joy Bauer explains that your hair is made of protein. “All basic nutrients contribute to keeping us whole and healthy, but protein provides the building blocks that allow us to repair,
Laserderm is one of South Africa’s leading medical aesthetic clinics and has gained enormous credibility over its 16 years for always recommending proficient advice on all your skincare, anti-ageing and slimming concerns as well as offering the best individual care with each treatment they do. Having the widest range of