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What Is DHT and How does It cause Hair Loss?

Posted by Gary Heron, on November 5th, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, TRICHOTALK, RSS

Answer: DHT stands for dihydrotestosterone. This is the active form of the male hormone testosterone. It has been suggested that high DHT levels in genetically predisposed hair follicles initiate baldness. It is this chemical conversion from testosterone to dihydrotestosterone that is blocked by saw palmetto, which is the active ingredient in Biostim. Biostim blocks the [...] - More on What Is DHT and How does It cause Hair Loss?

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Late Onset Thinning? Do I Have It?

Posted by Gary Heron, on November 5th, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, TRICHOTALK, RSS

Answer: This condition can be seen in diffuse hair loss across the scalp as density is reduced gradually. This is due to age-related hormonal changes as the natural reduction of oestrogen/progesterone production results in the hair follicles becoming smaller and smaller. These produce finer and finer hair until there is a general reduction in overall [...] - More on Late Onset Thinning? Do I Have It?

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Who is the right person to see about my hair loss problem? Is it the Doctor? If not who?

Posted by Gary Heron, on October 22nd, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, RSS

To get advice and treatment for hair loss, you should always start with either your GP or a trichologist. Until very recently hair loss of any shape or form was regarded as a natural process to be endured. Your Doctor would be neither sympathetic nor understanding or helpful if you plucked up the courage to [...] - More on Who is the right person to see about my hair loss problem? Is it the Doctor? If not who?

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Who Usually Gets Telogen Effluvium?

Posted by Gary Heron, on October 1st, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, TRICHOTALK, RSS

Answer: Telogen effluvium usually happens about 3 months after you have suffered from severe amount of stress. For example: an accident, major operation, long term illness, childbirth are just some of the trigger mechanisms. Do you have Hair Loss Problems, read our Hair Loss Help - More on Who Usually Gets Telogen Effluvium?

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What Are The Symptoms Of Telogen Effluvium?

Posted by Gary Heron, on October 1st, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, TRICHOTALK, RSS

Answer: If you are suffering from telogen effluvium, a lot of hairs fall out from your scalp. This is more than normal and most noticeable when you wash your hair. However, your scalp and the remaining hair look healthy. You will not have patches of hair loss (alopecia areata), but a general thinning will be [...] - More on What Are The Symptoms Of Telogen Effluvium?

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