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Why Men Lose Their Hair | Ft. Worth Dallas Hair Loss Solutions

The primary cause of men’s hair loss is male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia. It has always been said that pattern baldness is inherited through the mother’s side of the family tree, but it can actually be a genetic gift from either parent. It is worth noting that experts do say that the mother's chromosomes might carry more weight. Androgenetic Alopecia Pattern baldness owes its existence to the male hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which is created by the action of an enzyme, 5-alpha reductase, on the hormone testosterone. DHT finds its way to genetically at-risk hair follicles primarily in the front and top of the scalp. Hair loss happens when: • DHT will shorten the anagen phase (growth phase) of the [...]

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: alopecia, male hair loss|Comments Off on Why Men Lose Their Hair | Ft. Worth Dallas Hair Loss Solutions

How do Hair Extensions Work?

If you are someone who wasn’t blessed with hair that’s long, thick, and full, don’t worry. Even many of the women you see in glamour magazines don’t either. Hair extensions have come a long way and they can transform your mane of hair from link to gorgeous. They are also a wonderful solution for women that are experiencing hair loss or thinning hair. If you do have signs of thinning hair, see a hair loss professional before getting hair extensions. Your existing hair may not be strong enough, which can result in further damage or more hair loss. If your hair is healthy, then regardless of the type of hair you have, whether straight, curly, long or short, streaked or [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: hair additions, Hair Extensions|Comments Off on How do Hair Extensions Work?

Four Common Women’s Hair Loss Questions

When a woman goes through hair loss it can be a difficult time. Our society doesn’t accept women’s hair loss they same as it does with men’s. Women suffer from hair loss far more than many people may realize. When a women begins to experience her hair thinning or hair loss there are questions that will undoubtedly go through her mind. Here some of the answers to those common questions about women’s hair loss. What are the Common Causes? The causes for women’s hair loss can range from several reasons. Certain diseases like thyroid problems can lead to hair loss. Vitamin deficiencies and improper nutrition can also lead to hair loss especially if it is a lack of iron. Alopecia [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: hair loss|Comments Off on Four Common Women’s Hair Loss Questions

Alopecia Areata: What Is It?

Alopecia Areata Perhaps you noticed a small, round bald spot on the back of your head while you were washing your hair. Or, as you were preparing to shave your legs, you saw a patch of smooth, hairless skin on your calf. Both scenarios and many others could be the first signs of alopecia areata, which is an extremely common form of hair loss. If you or someone you love has unexplained hair loss, it could be alopecia areata. There is a lot of misinformation online and elsewhere about alopecia areata, which can increase anxiety for the people affected by this disease. Keeping yourself informed is a critical component to self-care, especially in the early stages. What is alopecia areata [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: alopecia, alopecia areata|Comments Off on Alopecia Areata: What Is It?

Can Wearing Hats Cause Baldness?

Can wearing hats cause your hair to grow thin and fall out? As men get older, hair loss is often a real concern. This can be especially disconcerting for guys who are just entering college or going for their first real career job interviews. And most guys wear or have worn baseball caps. But one of the questions we get asked a lot centers around the old myth that baseball caps and hats in general can cause your hair to thin out or make you go bald. So what’s the truth? Can baseball caps and hats cause you to loose your hair? The short answer is “NO.” It is not uncommon for men to notice strands of hair in their [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: alopecia, hair loss|Comments Off on Can Wearing Hats Cause Baldness?

“FUT” vs. “FUE” Hair Transplants

Hair transplants are nothing new but the method used to harvest hair follicles in recent years has come up in many discussions, and there is plenty of misinformation and misunderstandings out there on the subject as well. There is a lot of attention on the methods used to obtain hair follicles for hair transplants and not as much on the results they achieve. With many myths and opinions out there it can make it difficult for individuals to know what a good option is for them. For some people the terms “FUT” and “FUE” can be confusing. Both techniques are for extracting follicular units from the donor area, and both involve transplantation. Each technique has its advantages and disadvantages. With [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: hair transplants, surgical hair restoration|Comments Off on “FUT” vs. “FUE” Hair Transplants