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What is Dandruff?

Dandruff is common among humans. It isn't simply a dry flaky scalp. In fact, it was found to have a fungal component to it.  The fungus responsible is Malassezia Globose. There are three components to be considered to actually have dandruff: The fungus Malassezia...

Hair Growth Facts…

  The human head and or scalp can produce somewhere in the area of 100k and 150k hair follicles at any given time. These hair follicles are in groups of 2, 3, 4 and single hairs and randomly arranged on the scalp however the hairline normally only has 1's and 2...

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Is It A Scam?

Platelet Rich Plasma or commonly known as PRP. PRP came onto the scene in the 1970's/80's in other parts of healthcare particularly in cardiac surgery. Fast forward into the 2000's it was used to treat anything from sports injuries to nerve damage to even skin a hair...

Cholesterol Medications and Hair Loss

Since the discovery of the correlation of high cholesterol and coronary artery disease, there was a push to lower cholesterol through diet. Until big Pharma discovered a class of drugs called "statins". These statins are very popular among cardiologist, internal...

Shock Hair Loss. Why does it occur? Is it Permanent?

Shock Hair Loss (shock loss) is a real phenomena that should be spoken about before you undergo a hair transplant. While it is a rare occurrence across the board in all hair restorations, it occurs in approximately 5% of all cases. But what is it and what causes it?...

What is a Scalp Reduction to Cure Baldness?

A Scalp Reduction defined is simply the removal of a balding area in lieu of transplanting hair into it. Literally surgically removing the balding areas and suturing the wound to reduce baldness. The historical aspect of this procedure dates back into the 1970's. The...

Cigarette Smoking and the Potential for Hair Loss

  Smoking cigarettes is obviously a topic that has serious implications among many different disciplines in medicine. Smoking cigarettes can cause problems with lungs such as COPD and even is suspect to cause lung cancer. Smoking also has effects on the heart and...