Category: Balding

Can I do an FUE procedure if I have previously had a strip FUT done?

Yes you can. The old type of hair transplant, FUT or the “strip” procedure, leaves a large linear scar across the middle of the back of the head. With the FUE procedure, grafts are selected individually, there isn’t any linear scar left behind. With the FUE, you can work around any existing scar, and select […]

Can stress cause hair loss?

There are many factors that can contribute to thinning hair and hair loss. The most common, and one that people are most familiar with, is Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is the main contributing factor in male pattern loss, and DHT has been shown to cause hairs to thin, and, over time, fall out. However, stress can […]

Can Coconut Oil Cure My Hair Loss?

Coconut oil has many benefits for hair, however, it will not cure the mechanism of baldness. Coconut oil does a great job of conditioning the scalp and contains many nutrients that help the hair to grow thicker, stronger, and faster. It is a great thing to use to improve hair and scalp health. However, the […]

Does Propecia Impact Testosterone Levels?

Propecia’s mechanism of action is blocking the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Therefore, since less testosterone is being converted, serum levels of testosterone do increase in patients taking Propecia. The biggest increases in testosterone levels tend to be in patients who have low testosterone levels to begin with. In many cases, testosterone levels will […]

Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Yes, stress can contribute to hair loss. Stress has been associated with telogen effluvium, which is a normal “resting” stage of the hair cycle. However, stress can push an inordinate number of hairs into this resting phase during which the hair is thin and susceptible to falling out. This can give the impression of very […]

Does Daily Hair Loss Lead To Balding?

Many people worry about thinning hair and balding when they see hair falling out in the shower or when they run their hands through their hair. This could be an early sign of balding but is usually the natural process your body goes through as new hair grows in place of the hair that falls […]

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