Category: Balding

Why is my hair falling out in patches?

There are many different types of hair loss. Not every person who is suffering from hair loss is experiencing androgenic alopecia. Another common type of hair loss is called alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is characterized by small patches of complete hair loss in certain areas. The loss can be on any part of the body, […]

What is scarring alopecia?

Scarring alopecia is a rare form of hair loss. It is a category of hair loss that includes multiple forms of alopecia that all include hair loss with a subsequent replacement of the hair follicle with scar tissue. It is not generally understood why this happens, but all scarring alopecia involves some inflammation reactions that […]

Can exercise lead to or prevent hair loss?

Many people worry that working out too much can lead to hair loss. Others believe exactly the opposite – working out and staying in shape can protect the hair from falling out. The truth is that there is no clear link between exercise and hair loss. Eating healthy and staying active are important for your […]

What is the best hair loss medicine?

Finasteride is the only FDA approved drug to treat hair loss directly, but there is another option that many people have not heard of, dutasteride. Dutasteride is a similar drug to finasteride in the sense they both block the conversion of testosterone to DHT (the chemical that causes hair loss), so they protect the hair […]

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 […]

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