The role of nutrition in hair loss

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) estimates that more than 80 million men and women in America suffer from...

Chronic Telogen Effluvium

Chronic Telogen Effluvium (CTE) is a nonscarring, generalized form of hair loss triggered by an uncertain cause. This...

Does smoking cause hair loss and/or premature hair graying?

Cigarettes remains a global health problem that continues to contribute to both mortality and morbidity all around the...

The hair growth cycle

Hair follicles have a cyclic growth pattern that produces hair strands with a predetermined life span. A healthy hair...

Itchy scalp: Causes and connections to hair loss

Itchy scalp or scalp pruritus is a common complaint for which individuals seek a trichologist or a dermatologist...

What is Traction alopecia?

Traction alopecia is a form of non-permanent alopecia, or gradual hair loss, that results from a continuous physical...

What is DHT and how does it affect hair loss?

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is an androgen sex steroid and hormone that exercises a substantial effect over multiple...

Post-partum hair loss

Pregnancy is a time filled with dramatic physiological and psychological changes for a woman. Unfortunately these changes...

Histopathology of aging hair follicles

Hair, like all growing parts of the body experiences aging. From thinning, to pigmentation, aging produces significant...

What is androgenetic alopecia and how can it be treated?

Androgenetic alopecia, also known as male and female pattern hair loss, affects half of the male population and a quarter...