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My hair will not grow!

‘My hair won’t grow’ is a frequently brought up concern in my consultation rooms. However, even though both frustrating and upsetting, there is always a cause for hair failing to reach past a certain length – many of which are quite easy to remedy.  In this article we will address two of the most common causes. CAUSE: HAIR BREAKAGE Hair breakage is a …

Hair loss in women; Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS):

              Hair Loss or hair thinning is an issue many people encounter.  In both men and women, hair loss can be attributed to stress, improper diet, illness and prescription medications to name a few. However, here we will be dealing specifically with two causes of hair loss unique to …

Pregnancy and hair loss

  Pregnancy and how it affects hair is a topic of concern for many expectant mothers. A few years ago, DHD helped conduct a study entitled ‘The effect of pregnancy on scalp hair and facial skin’. Of the 375 women studied for 3 years, the most frequently asked question was ‘How will pregnancy affect my …

Hair, Dead or Alive?

Hair, a part of our body that we spend countless hours fussing with, fretting over and pouring our savings into couldn’t really be DEAD, could it!? Sounds a bit grim and frankly, depressing. Well, you’ll be happy to know the answer to the ‘Is hair dead’ question is more ‘no’ than you might think!