Dandruff: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Dandruff is a common skin condition which mainly affects the scalp, but which may also affect eyebrows, beard and...

The difference between hair loss and hair breakage

Most individuals fail to differentiate between hair loss and hair breakage. These two terms, which are often use...

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...