Stress and Hair Loss

Most people’s lives are very stressful at one time or another, but not everybody loses hair during these stressful episodes. This is because people’s bodies react in different ways to stress. It seems that people who are more susceptible to stress-induced hair loss are the ones who are more susceptible to hair loss in the first place. This means that …

Hair Cloning

Although the procedure for hair cloning is still being studied, it appears that the favored option is to first clone some hair follicle cells in a test tube or Petri dish and then carefully position these cells in the scalp. The placement of these cells should encourage them to grow into a functional hair follicle and so produce a terminal …

Women’s Hair Loss: More Now Than Ever Before?

When I first qualified as a Certified Trichologist in 1980, about 80% of my patients were male and 20% female. Now, the reverse is true. Does this mean that more women are losing hair? In my opinion, the answer is “yes”. I find that women today have a greater amount ‘on their plates’ than ever before. A larger percentage of …