Posts Tagged ‘hair loss’

The Genetics of Balding

NeoGraft with Dr. Joseph Hill

Author: Joseph L. Hill Jr., MD Hair loss, also known as alopecia, can be devastating to genetically predisposed men and women.  Current scientific data suggests it is a polygenic trait meaning multiple genes are involved.  Moreover, there have been associations reported between male patterned hair loss and the androgen receptor gene located on the X…

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How Hair Loss in Women Affects Everday Life

Author: Joseph Fodero, MD How Your Hair Falling Out Can Cause Daily Struggle Hair loss is generally considered to be a man’s problem. But women account for 40% of all hair loss sufferers in the United States. As experts in plastic surgery and hair restoration, we wanted to explain the main causes of hair loss…

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Should I be expecting hair loss at my age?

Dr Movassaghi

Should I Be Expecting Hair Loss at My Age? Author: Movassaghi Plastic Surgery We tend to associate losing our hair with getting older. And it is true, hair loss is much more common in individuals over 50. As much as 80% of men and 50% of women in this age group experience hair loss, according to…

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Top 10 Reasons for Female Hair Loss

If you’re a woman experiencing hair loss, finding the root cause can be daunting. From coming to the terms that hair loss is occurring to finding the right doctor for you, the journey is emotional and tolling. We sat down with some of the leading female physicians across the US to help you better understand…

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Why Alopecia Affects Men More Than Women

What is Alopecia? Both men and women can experience hair loss – the most common type of hair loss being androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia, also called male or female pattern baldness is much different from just hair shedding or telogen effluvium. While both sexes experience this type of hair loss, it’s interesting to note that men…

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Winter is Coming! Play the Game of Thrones: Hair Fact or Hair Fallacy?

Game of Thrones Hair Loss Facts

For HBO Game of Thrones enthusiasts, winter is here in full swing. While, NeoGraft doesn’t have any “prophecies” on what’s to come of The Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, we’re still the most trusted name in hair restoration. So, to prepare you for your own hair battles, let’s see if you can tell the difference between…

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August – National Hair Loss Awareness Month: A letter from our president

Friends, While hair loss is a year-round ordeal, please join me in welcoming August as National Hair Loss Awareness Month. The American Academy of Dermatology declared August as National Hair Loss Awareness Month for the estimated 50 million men and 30 million women in the U.S. experiencing hair loss. At NeoGraft, it’s important to us…

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5 Facts About Hereditary Hair Loss

For those who are experiencing Hereditary hair loss and researching hair transplant methods, it’s an understatement to say that you may have heard many explanations for your condition. These range from old wives’ tales to the clinically proven. You might have heard that hair loss comes from your grandfather on your mother’s side…or maybe a friend said that…

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Rogaine, Minoxidil and Vertex Balding

What is Minoxidil? Minoxidil, the active ingredient in Rogaine (5%), has been shown to provide cosmetically acceptable hair growth in 40% of patients with Alopecia Areata, or Male Pattern Baldness. However, there’s skepticism as to why Minoxidil only claims to improve vertex baldness. Minoxidil is a stimulating hair treatment method, not one that prevents DHT.…

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Can Birth Control Cause Hair Loss?

Millions of women use “the pill” each year, but very few are aware that birth control is a common cause of hair loss for women using contraceptives. How can birth control pills effect my hair? Birth control works by suppressing ovulation using the estrogen and progestin hormone. However, women predisposed to hormonal related hair loss are at a greater risk…

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