Category Archives: News

Autumn Hair and Scalp Woes

Qu. It’s fall and I’m noticing more hair loss, is this normal?With the falling of leaves from the trees, many people think losing more scalp hair is normal at this time of the year. There’s only been a little research done on what is known as ‘seasonal hair fall’, and the results have been inconclusive. […]

Hair Loss Expert, Dr. David Kingsley – launches new website

We are happy to announce the launch of world renowned Trichologist, Dr. David H. Kingsley’s, new website.  Here you will be able to see updates on recent hair loss results, information about the different types of hair loss and treatments, and most importantly a variety of ways to reach us for further information.  We also […]

Genetic Hair Loss

Genetic hair loss is caused by the action of male hormones (androgens) upon a genetically sensitive hair follicle. The development of genetic hair loss is associated with the shortening of the growing phase of the hair cycle and consequently with an increase in the proportion of resting hairs. Also, there is a reduction in the […]

The Hair Cycle

Hair growth is cyclical. The hair grows, goes through a transition stage, rests, and then falls out. Sometimes the follicle will enter a latent stage before the whole process begins again. Anagen (the Growing Phase) The growing phase has six stages, but the only one you see is the final stage, when the hair emerges […]