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Does Chlorine Cause Hair Loss? Your Summer Hair Care Guide.

I grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and got to enjoy all of the seasons. I loved going up to Asheville to see the colors of the leaves in the fall and couldn’t wait for the first snow so we could go sledding. Summer was by far my favorite season though. Water skiing at Lake […]

What Women Should Know About Topical Spironolactone

  Hair loss isn’t a “male only” or “female only” issue — it’s an “everyone” issue! Most people will experience some hair loss as they age. The most common cause of hair loss for both men and women, after all, is the same condition, called androgenetic alopecia. And this hair loss disorder affects 40% of women. […]

When Will Your Hair Grow Back? Your Topical Hair Loss Treatment Timeline.

Do Finasteride and Minoxidil really work?  How long does it take to see results?  When patients call and ask about topical hair loss solutions, these are the first questions they usually ask.  After all, nobody wants to waste their time or money on products that aren’t effective.  However, wouldn’t it be nice if you had a crystal ball and […]

Why is Customization Essential for Hair Growth?

Life isn’t one-size-fits-all, so it’s good to have options. Each day we use items made to order just how we need them. From the food you order to the car you drive, the best choice is typically the one that suits your wants and needs. The medication you use to regrow your hair should be […]

Growing Older, Living Longer Podcast Featuring Dr. Ben Behnam

Our own Dr. Ben Behnam recently joined Dr. Gillian Lockitch on her Growing Older, Living Younger podcast.  Dr. Lockitch is a former Medical Biochemistry specialist, professor, researcher, and international speaker.  Her popular anti-aging podcast features practitioners and experts on mental and physical health, nutrition, personal care, fitness, and other areas that help people learn about […]

Four Vitamins for Healthy Hair

  Whether you’re noticing slow thinning throughout your hair or a rapid loss of hair at the crown, there are steps you can take to help thicken and strengthen the hair that you have. Nutraceuticals — vitamins, herbs, minerals and other natural compounds — can help slow hair loss, boost hair production, and nourish your scalp. What […]

The Invisible Effects of Alopecia on Your Mental Health

Although talking about mental health is more acceptable today than ever before, it’s still not the most comfortable topic of conversation. Add hair loss to the mix, and you have a double whammy. Bald spots and thinning hair may be noticeable, but the grief that many people feel when losing their hair isn’t. You’re probably […]

Can Boosting Your Testosterone Levels Prevent Hair Loss?

My Dad never had much hair, even when he was in his twenties. If you’re familiar with The Love Boat, he looked just like Captain Stubing. There was such a resemblance that people would often stop my parents for an autograph and a photo when they went on cruises. My brother, sister, and I always […]

Dermaroller: The Most Helpful Hair Loss Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you’re up-to-date on the latest skincare tools, you’ve probably heard about dermarollers designed to pump-up your skin’s collagen.  You may have even tried one.  But did you know that dermarollers can help rejuvenate your hair too?  Although relatively new to the hair care scene, dermarollers have quickly become a tool of choice, recommended by […]

Dealing with Bald Spots and Male Pattern Baldness

Whether it’s a slow realization or a sudden awareness, discovering that you’re losing your hair is a difficult event. Every hair on the pillow or on the floor of the shower comes back to haunt you, and you’re at a loss for what to do. Fortunately, there’s steps you can take to slow – or […]