'It can leave your self-image fractured': how hair loss hits men – and what they can do about it

Freelance journalist and filmmaker Michael Segalov opens up about his hair loss journey in The Observer Magazine.

Male and Female Hair Loss

What is hair loss? Hair loss may also be referred to as alopecia or baldness. It is simply when the hair is lost from an area on the scalp and very little or no hair continues to grow in that area. Hair loss can affect both males and females, but it does tend to be… Continue reading Male and Female Hair Loss

What are the signs for thinning hair?

With the recent emotional outpouring from Nadia Sawalha from Loose Women regarding her hair loss fears and the confession from Ronnie Wood refusing chemotherapy in case he lost his hair, it seems that the fear of losing one’s locks is still a very emotive issue for many.  And one that is being increasingly thrust into… Continue reading What are the signs for thinning hair?

Is balding negatively affecting your work life?

Did you know the average person can shed anywhere up to 100 strands of hair each day? Knowing this result makes finding hair strands at the bottom of your shower, or on your hairbrush seems like nothing to raise an eyebrow about – but what happens when you start noticing a few more extra strands?… Continue reading Is balding negatively affecting your work life?

What you need to know about female pattern baldness

Did you know that about one-third of women will experience hair loss at some time in their lives? Female hair loss and baldness can be very distressing for women who find themselves with the condition. The quicker you realise and get treated, the sooner you will be able to stop the loss and potentially even… Continue reading What you need to know about female pattern baldness

What is the Male Pattern Hair Loss Norwood Scale? Part 1

If you are looking into hair transplant procedures especially here at The Private Clinic you may have heard of the Norwood scale being referenced. If you are suffering with hair loss then you may already be familiar with the Norwood scale but for others this may be an unfamiliar way of defining the stage of… Continue reading What is the Male Pattern Hair Loss Norwood Scale? Part 1

Female Hair Loss and Treatment Options

When it comes to issues with the female hair, the instinct is usually to speak to your hairdresser. But did you know that that often the source too many hair problems, especially hair loss can normally be down to the lifestyle you lead rather than the type of shampoo and conditioner you are using. This… Continue reading Female Hair Loss and Treatment Options

Trichologist for Female Hair Loss

When something is not feeling right with our teeth we visit the dentist, with our body we visit the doctor and our eyes we visit the optician but what about if there is something wrong with our hair? A Trichologist is someone who specialises in hair loss problems such as balding, breakage and itchy scalps.… Continue reading Trichologist for Female Hair Loss

The Ballerina Curse on Hair Loss

Traction alopecia in women is also known as ‘Ballerina Baldness’ as it is often caused by hair being pulled too tight damaging the roots and is common with dancers and ballerinas who are used to wearing their hair up and off their face for long periods of time. Traction Alopecia is a hair loss condition… Continue reading The Ballerina Curse on Hair Loss

How can I avoid hair loss?

Many males accept hair loss as just a sign of ageing and that there is nothing they can do to stop it. But what if we were to tell you there are treatments that can help to slow that receding hair line down. Many hair loss cases are caused by genetics and unfortunately there is… Continue reading How can I avoid hair loss?