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Even more reasons for your hair loss part 2: Birth control that can promote hair gain

Even more reasons for your hair loss part 2: Birth control that can promote hair gain

As mentioned in part 1 of this mini-series, birth control pills have the potential to promote hair loss or hair gain. The likelihood of each option depends on multiple factors including the combination of hormones in your particular brand of pill and your own body characteristics. Hormones are an essential

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Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

With the prevalence of pattern baldness, hair loss is a reasonably common phenomenon. Moreover many of the current hair restoration options as well as ongoing research is targeted to those with male, and sometimes female, pattern baldness. Despite this there are countless reasons for hair loss including congenital disorders. Monilethrix,

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Pumpkin seed oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Pumpkin seed oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is a common form of hair loss in men, with an increased risk of hair loss for men over the age of 40 (1). With AGA, hair becomes thinner over time as hair follicles miniaturize and spend less time in the active growth phase (anagen), and more

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Extreme Shedding Part 2: Triggers and Catalysts

Extreme Shedding Part 2: Triggers and Catalysts

In my last post I described the relatively common phenomenon of telogen effluvium, where growth cycles of the hair follicles synchronize, resulting in extreme shedding and an abundance of clogged shower drains. The sheer volume of hair loss can be frightening and upsetting, as well as tough on your vacuum

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Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

Topical rosemary oil for treatment of androgenetic alopecia

There are currently only two drugs with United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) approval for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia; topical minoxidil (Rogaine®), and oral finasteride (Propecia®). Although these drugs have proven to be effective at reversing hair loss, they are associated with a variety of side effects

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What should I know about dutasteride?

What should I know about dutasteride?

Similar to how other hair loss drugs work such as finasteride, dutasteride (Avodart®) decreases levels of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body (1). DHT causes miniaturization of hair follicles, leading to hair loss, and inhibition of DHT could result in maintenance and/or an increase in the density of hair. Daily use

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Risk Factors for Developing Pattern Baldness

Risk Factors for Developing Pattern Baldness

With a high prevalence of baldness in the population, it seems quite common, especially as we age, to be concerned over those stray hairs building up in your hair brush and shower drain. But how likely are these concerns to come to fruition?  It’s impossible to predict with 100% certainty

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The Hair Growth Cycle

The Hair Growth Cycle

Hair growth occurs from within the hair follicle in the skin. The hair follicle goes through a cycle of growth containing four main stages: Anagen – active growth Catagen – regression Telogen – rest Exogen – shedding Each individual strand of hair is at a different stage of development in

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Are You a Hair Transplant Candidate?

Are You a Hair Transplant Candidate?

There are a few things you should take into consideration to determine if you are a good candidate for a hair transplant.1,2 One of the most important factors to consider is expectations. If you are expecting to regain your adolescent hairline or a full head of hair, you are setting

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Hirsutism: Strategies for unwanted female hair growth

Hirsutism: Strategies for unwanted female hair growth

At Sure Hair International we are involved in helping clients regrow their hair. In this blog we will look at the opposite situation: how to deal with unwanted female hair growth. Hirsutism is the appearance of male-patterned hair growth such as beards as well as chest and back hair in

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