Hair Loss Facts

Why is miniaturised hair still present with treatment of Androgenetic/Pattern Hair Loss?

Hair miniaturisation is a gradual and progressive thinning of individual hair shafts that results in thinner hair and an overall increased visibility of the scalp. A significant number of people with androgenetic alopecia continue to present with some miniaturised hair even though they have received treatment. Many incorrectly assume that ongoing miniaturisation will be completely halted, completely …

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The impact of Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

On World Cancer Day 2022 (Friday 4th February), leading Trichologist Neil Harvey MIT, and Director at the Institute of Trichologists, takes a look at the impact of Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss: Chemotherapy Induced Alopecia (CIA) can be a very upsetting side effect of cancer treatment, which affects around 65% of people on this type of medication. …

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Thyroid Awareness Month January 2022 – The Small But Mighty Gland

The thyroid is a small but mighty gland in the neck that produces hormones to help regulate the body’s metabolism, digestive system, heart rate and other areas.  When hormone production is disrupted it can affect the body in many ways, including the health of your hair. During Thyroid Awareness Month, Eva Proudman MIT IAT, Chairman …

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Chill out! How To Keep Your Hair Healthy This Winter

The winter months can cause havoc with your hair, leaving it dry and prone to breakage. Colder temperatures versus central heating along with woolly hat wearing and the after effects of a ‘full-on’ festive period can all have a negative impact on your hair’s overall health, leaving it in need of some TLC. Consultant Trichologist …

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How to Stop Thinning Hair

Trichology… So many people ‘claim’ to be a Trichologist. It’s so important you have a consultation with a ‘Qualified’ Trichologist (and make sure they mention that bit!) But it’s not only other ‘Trichologists’ that can confuse you, it’s also the world wide web. What a time to be alive; as you can search your symptoms …

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Hormonal Hair Loss

Hormones are chemical ‘messengers’ acting as communication tools between different  areas of the body. They are secreted from the endocrine glands in order to trigger a change or effect within a particular organ or tissue. It only requires a microscopic amount to bring about major changes in the body. Even a very slight excess or deficiency …

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