Category: Hair Loss

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 […]

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 […]

Why should I do a PRP treatment on the day of a hair transplant?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a relatively new treatment for hair that is used to treat hair with growth factors from the platelets in the patient’s own blood. The plasma is take from a patient’s blood and then injected into the scalp. The platelets release many growth factors around the follicles of the hair and […]

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 […]

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