Archives for February 2012

Balding – What you can do to slow it down without a doctor?

When men realize they may be experiencing hair loss, it is an unsettling moment.  Most guys, even though they have the genetics for hair loss in their family, believe that balding will skip them somehow.  Even worse, the relentless progression of hair loss is tough to wrap one’s mind around, so even if you can see evidence of hair loss, most people believe that it will … [Read more...]

Hair Loss Terminology Decoded

Hair Loss Lexicon Alopecia: Hair loss.  This is the diagnostic term that doctors use. Androgenetic Alopecia: Pattern hair loss in either men or women.  Caused by genetics and androgens (hence the name).  Also sometimes termed androgenic alopecia. Scarring Alopecia: Also known as cicatricial alopecias, this is a group of hair loss disorders that is more likely … [Read more...]