Thyroid and Hair Loss

Can your thyroid effect your #hair? Millions of people suffer from thyroid disease. The sad truth of the matter is that most people affected by this disease are women. The thyroid hormone is the hormone responsible for your metabolism, heart rate, and mood. When one has too little thyroid hormone, he or she is said to have hyperthyroidism. On the other hand, one is also said to have hyperthyroidism if he or she creates too much of the thyroid hormone. Continue reading “Thyroid and Hair Loss”

Male Pattern

Androgenetic #Alopecia (male pattern baldness)
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is also known as male pattern baldness and is the most common cause of hair loss. Approximately 50% of men are affected by the age of 50 and 20 to 53% of women are affected by the age of 50. Although the condition is benign, the psycho-social ramifications to AGA can be significant, and the majority of this website is dedicated to understanding the clinical features of AGA as well as medical and surgical treatments to improve AGA

Snake Oil Products

I just finished a phone consultation with a gentleman from Kuwait that prompted me to write this blog article. He saw a hair clinic chain that sold him a special product that contained minoxidil (Rogaine) along with other vitamins for several hundred dollars. He was also sold a shampoo service for $2000 for which he had to come in monthly. Are you kidding me? Continue reading “Snake Oil Products”