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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

female pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 25 04 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

After just a few months of treatment, Sammi’s hair density has improved and she’s noticed lots of new growth in the thinning areas.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

female pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 25 04 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Miss D has seen positive results in all thinning areas since she started using her bespoke Belgravia treatment plan.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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In what could be the oddest bit of “rebranding” for some time, an article on a US website has given a new name to the genetic hair loss condition, Male Pattern Baldness.

The Fox News website explains how a typical healthy scalp has around 100,000 hairs and that around half of these can be lost before signs of thinning are apparent. This, says their headline, is “invisible baldness”, and they go on to list the clues that it might be happening to you.

Warning signs

The warning signs are those that are associated with Male Pattern Hair Loss, the genetic condition that affects around half of all men by the time they are 50. These signs include a change in hair texture (specifically, the hair is not as thick as usual and there is likely to be reduced hair density), a family history of thinning hair, excessive hair shedding, and noticing that your hair seems thinner in certain places after a cut. All are well known telltale signs that a man’s hair could be starting to thin.

The serious point, perhaps, is that these changes can happen quite gradually, and it is possible that each of them could be observed before a man starts to think that he is indeed losing his hair. This can make its more visible onset appear quicker than it actually has been.

Hair loss in men due to a genetic predisposition that causes an inbuilt sensitivity to the enzyme DHT, doesn’t happen overnight. Whilst it can sometimes be observed relatively quickly – a matter of months, say – more commonly it can take years for hair to become noticeably thinner. The best time to consult a specialist to talk about treatment is at the first signs of shedding, because the clinically-proven products available have the best chance of working when taken early. Continues below…

Norwood Scale for Assessing Levels of Hair Loss Baldness in Men

When these first signs of hair loss start to appear, whether it be the initial thinning edges signalling the beginning of a receding hairline or a lack of density on top of the scalp – the area affected by Male Pattern Baldness – or an increasingly thinning crown, if what you see or feel is of concern, this is the point at which to take advice. Not just because there is a lot of truth to the old adage ‘forewarned is forearmed’, but also because receiving a professional diagnosis and advice as to hair loss management options can also save you money.

Minoxidiil and Finasteride 1mg tablets - hair loss treatment SMALLWhen they first start worrying that they are losing their hair, many men start off by trying thickening shampoos and hair care products that claim to prevent shedding, but this can end up being a waste of money when they don’t see the results they were expecting. Cosmetic products can improve the look of the hair but cannot treat male pattern baldness as they do not address its underlying genetic cause. There are, in fact, only two clinically-proven male pattern hair loss treatments that have been shown to do this: finasteride 1mg and minoxidil.

Finasteride 1mg is a tablet taken once daily to inhibit the production of the DHT that causes hereditary hair loss. Belgravia’s specialists have found that combination courses where this oral medication is taken in conjunction with once or twice – as advised – daily applications of recommended high strength minoxidil formulations, directly to the scalp. This is a vasodilator that helps to increase bloodflow to the scalp and promote accelerated hair growth.

These products have been licensed for use on genetic hairloss by the MHRA, the UK government body that regulates medicines and healthcare products, and the FDA, its American equivalent. They have shown themselves to be effective time and time again, even in cases of advanced hair loss, as long as the hair follicles are still functioning. Belgravia clients are offered treatment plans that are tailored to their exact needs, and often include a number of hair growth boosters alongside pharmaceutical medications, to maximise chances of regrowth.

Hair Loss - BrushInvisible hair loss in women

The Fox article notes that women aren’t immune from “invisible hair loss”, and states that a thinning ponytail can be a sign that a woman is losing her hair. This is correct, and it would likely be an early warning sign of a condition named Female Pattern Hair Loss, another genetic condition that affects millions of women.

Many women are not aware that genetic hair loss can affect them, too, although it is worth pointing out that the signs are slightly different. Shedding in women is normally seen across the whole of the top of the head, as opposed to defined areas such as the crown or hairline as is typically the case for men. Although they can experienced advanced shedding and acute hair thinning, women are unlikely to go bald from this condition, unlike their male counterparts.

Specially devised Female Pattern Hair Loss treatment courses which, at Belgravia, feature appropriate high strength minoxidil formulations and a mix of boosters, from in-clinic therapy to at-home LLLT, and nutritional support from Hair Vitalics food supplements, can be highly effective at preventing thinning hair and encouraging follicles to regrow hair. Once again a visit to a specialist clinic at the first indications that hair may be shedding is the best place to start.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Father and DaughterName: Richa

Question: My teenage 14 yr old daughter has been diagnosed with PCOS and she has been experiencing severe hair loss since last year. Her beautiful thick hair are now very thin and scanty. please advise

Answer: Hi, Richa. Diffuse hair loss is common in cases where there has been an underlying medical issue. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is known to be one of the health concerns that can lead to hair thinning.

In mild cases  it is called telogen effluvium which causes thinning hair all over the scalp and can last for up to six months. In more prolonged cases – perhaps where the illness has been undiagnosed for a length of time, or where it is taking longer to get under control, this shedding can last until around three months after the health issue is being properly managed. In these instances the shedding is still spread out over the entire scalp and the condition’s name is chronic telogen effluvium.

We would recommend having a professional confirm your daughter’s hair loss condition as we cannot provide a diagnosis without assessing her. If either of these conditions do turn out to be the cause of your daughter’s hairloss, her hair should regrow naturally. Whilst treatment is available to help accelerate this process, it is only suitable for those aged 16 and over.


The Belgravia CentreThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Women Worried About Hair LossName: Mel

Question: Hi I am 42 years old and started noticing my hair starting to thin on the front of my head. I am so scared because these days looks seem to be a big issue. I use to have amazing hair – alopecia runs in my family, my aunts and grandma had it so bad they wore wigs. Please help, I do not want to be bald. I already have issues with body dysmorphia. I am trying rogain; tired of crying daily, I don’t like to even look in the mirror anymore. If you have any suggestions I would greatly appreciate it.

Answer: Hi, Mel. We would highly recommend that you have a hair loss consultation so that a specialist can assess you. Gaining support and professional insight in this way can be invaluable in ascertaining the facts of the matter in order to put your mind at rest.

It is important to firstly diagnose the precise hair loss condition you are experiencing in order to devise a suitable treatment plan.

The majority of conditions which cause thinning hair in women are reversible and there are effective hair loss treatment options available to help stabilise shedding and promote hair growth. Your specialist can tailor a course featuring a range of clinically-proven treatments and hair growth boosters to your specific needs, and advise you on how to use and apply them, as well as being a source of comfort throughout your journey back to healthy hair.

If you do not live near enough to visit one of Belgravia’s Central London hair loss clinics, you can simply complete an online consultation form on our website which allows you to upload photos. Following this, a specialist will contact you to discuss everything and, should you decide to go ahead with treatment, this can be sent out to you. We understand that it is far easier to say than to do, and hair loss can be an extremely sensitive and troubling condition, but do try not to worry. There are support systems and treatment options out there.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

female pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 17 04 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Miss Thomas, pictured, has seen lots of new growth and an increased hair density since treatment began.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

female pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 13 04 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Miss J is pleased with the way her treatment is going. Her photoscans show lots of new growth in the affected areas.

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In 2011 a ‘Make Friends With Your Hair’ project was carried out by skincare company Dove, that investigated how 1,000 women in the USA felt about their hair.

It discovered that, whilst 45 per cent of the women surveyed considered morning haircare to be more important than eating breakfast, only 7 per cent of those polled actually ‘loved their hair’. Furthermore, 1 in 5 of the women said that they had ‘passed on a social event due to unpredictable hair’.

Now, a 2017 internet poll by the UK’s Express newspaper has shown that of the 200 respondents, almost 80 per cent said that they believed they had hair loss and were worried about it.

Women’s hair loss

Whilst the subject has tended to be more taboo for women than for men, women’s hair loss is now starting to be talked about more openly. This is leading to a heightened awareness of the fact that effective hair loss treatment options exist for many of the conditions that cause thinning hair in women.

Though the 79 per cent of women who claimed in the Express poll that they were losing their hair and were concerned about it did not specify, there are a number of different forms of hair loss that can affect women. Women can even be more susceptible to hair thinning than men due to the number of conditions that can potentially affect them.

The top five conditions women should be aware of, are:

Female Pattern Hair Loss 

The women’s version of male pattern baldness and the most common form of hair loss. This causes thinning hair around the top of the scalp and hairline, often noticeably affecting the temple areas. It is a permanent genetic condition that occurs in women with an inherited sensitivity to DHT and will cause gradual hair thinning if left untreated. Whilst this may become advanced, unlike with men, it rarely leads to baldness. Female pattern hair loss treatment can help to prevent further shedding and promote hair growth.

What to look out for: a general drop in the hair’s thickness, often noticeable when putting the hair into a ponytail and it feels thinner than normal, also the parting becoming wider than normal

hair-loss-treatment-for-men-and-women-hair-growth-boosters-and-minoxidilTelogen Effluvium and Chronic Telogen Effluvium

These temporary conditions last for up to six months or at least six months, respectively. They cause diffuse hair thinning from all over the scalp – not just the top, as with Female Pattern Hair Loss. The shedding is often more intense and can occur around three months following a trigger incident. These most commonly include extreme stress, surgery, or underlying health issues from illness to dietary imbalances or extreme weight loss. It can also be caused by hormonal fluctuations caused by, for example, starting contraceptive medication or terminating a pregnancy.

The hair will generally regrow naturally within a few months, though treatment can help to accelerate the hair growth process. However, these conditions can spark the onset of, or speed up existing cases of Female Pattern Hair Loss in women with a genetic predisposition.

What to look out for: unusually excessive hair fall from all over the scalp resulting in a drop in hair density, especially after notable stressful incidents – whether the stress was emotional or physical.

Postpartum Alopecia

Hair loss after having a baby is a form of Telogen Effluvium, however, in this case it is a result of the body trying to get back to normal following pregnancy and childbirth. A woman’s hair growth cycle is temporarily affected during pregnancy in order to ‘hoard’ hair and shed less than normal. Once she has given birth this extra hair is shed which can result in the appearance of hair thinning but is generally nothing to worry about. The hair should return to normal within 12 months but, if preferred, postpartum alopecia treatment can often help to speed this along.

What to look for: diffuse hair thinning occurring up to three months after giving birth.

Traction Alopecia

The reason this condition is more common in women than in men is due to the fact that it is usually caused by hair styling practices. Frequently wearing tight hairstyles such as braids, high ponytails or buns, or hair extensions can strain the follicles, leading to hair loss both at the site where the hairstyles are fixed and around the hairline. Whilst Afro hair is more susceptible to this type of damage due to its naturally more brittle texture, it can affect women of all hair types. Other causes can include various forms of chemical styling including bleaching, perming or straightening treatments.

Ditching these types of practices in order to allow the follicles to recuperate, and following a custom course of traction alopecia treatment can help to regrow hair in many cases, however if the hair loss is too severe, this condition can be permanent.

What to look for: a receding hairline either all the way around or just at the temples, hair loss or hair breakage where your hairstyles are fastened, also if your hairstyles cause headaches that is a sure sign that they are too tight and could be risky.

For anyone concerned about losing their hair, the not knowing what is happening or what to do about it can be extremely stressful. A consultation with a hair loss specialist who can diagnose any issues, explain the prognosis and recommend a bespoke course of appropriate hair loss treatments, can at the very least create a sense of relief and understanding.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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People are fast catching on to the idea that stress doesn’t just leave you feeling tense and irritable, it can have long-term physical effects on the body – something a woman from the north west discovered when she found herself suffering from hair loss while being harassed by her ex-lover.

The Manchester Evening News reports that the woman, Kimberley Jones, says she started losing her hair when her ex-partner Richard Alexander refused to accept that she had broken off their relationship. Over a three-month period, police built up a 146-page dossier of complaints about Alexander who would phone his ex-girlfriend repeatedly and would regularly drive past her house – something he claimed was “by chance”.

Hair Loss from Stress and DepressionIn a statement, Miss Jones said: “He contacted me every day, sometimes several times a day. He threw items at my window and would abuse me. I can’t sleep for worrying about Richard phoning or turning up. It has had an impact on my health. My hair has fallen out. I want to get on with my life but Richard won’t leave me alone.”

Alexander was given a suspended 12-month prison sentence and a £750 fine.

Stress in multiple guises

The kind of emotional stress endured by Miss Jones is exactly what people tend to think of when ‘stress-related hair loss’ is mentioned, but thinning hair – or sudden hair fall in rounded patches due to Alopecia Areata triggered by extreme shock or trauma – can equally be due to stress placed on the body by an underlying strain. This can often caused by lifestyle or health issues which may not even have been diagnosed. These can include a wide range of triggers, from excessive exercise to nutritional imbalances in a person’s diet, or an illness.

The condition Telogen Effluvium, for example, causes a general all-over thinning of hair on the head, and alongside severe emotional stress, such factors as childbirth and pregnancy terminations which affect the hormones are frequently behind its onset. It can also often be caused by lifestyle or health issues which may not even have been diagnosed. These can include a wide range of triggers, from excessive exercise to nutritional imbalances in a person’s diet, or an illness. In all cases, the body is adversely reacting to environmental and biological stimuli, with the result that the hair follicles prematurely stop growing and enter the resting phase. This lasts for about three months, and then the hair falls out.

Telogen Effluvium treatment at a specialist hair loss clinic takes a holistic view of the situation, and combines an understanding of the cause of the shedding with medications and hair growth boosters tailored to ensure maximum chances of regrowth. It is worth pointing out that Telogen Effluvium does not normally last forever, and that in most cases hair will regrow of its own accord within six to 12 months.

Alopecia Areata treatment can also help to regrow hair on the scalp lost to this autoimmune disorder by accelerating the hair growth process. Often the hair will return naturally in many cases of Alopecia Areata, however, if or when this will happen cannot be predicted.

Foundations in medical fact

Hair and stress have been inextricably linked for decades – the old adage that someone is going bald because of work-pressures has foundations in medical fact. Mental/emotional suffering of the type endured by Miss Jones is regularly mentioned as a cause, too – such as the time a 10-year-old boy from Birmingham told a court that beatings from two of his teachers had led to stress and caused his hair to fall out.

Similarly, a boy aged 12 from China claims the stress of being called dishonest online by his teacher caused his hair to fall out, although this time the cause of the hair loss was quite different. The boy – Xiao Yu – said he unconsciously started to pull out his hair after reading his teacher’s comments. He was diagnosed as having an obsessive compulsive disorder and sued the school.

Hair pulling that leads to shedding is known as Trichotillomania, and it can lead to all-over thinning or bald patches. It is categorised as a psychological disorder, and is far more commonly seen in adult cases in women. Treatment for this disorder tends to come from psychotherapists and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to address the underlying cause of the issue is often recommended.

Once the hair pulling impluses are under control and the client is confirmed as being ‘pull-free’, if they still have hair loss that concerns them a consultation with a specialist can provide them with all the information and, where necessary, treatment recommendations they need to help get their hair back on track. In some cases, however, there may be scarring as a result of the trichotillomania which results in Cicatricial Alopecia which leaves permanent hairloss.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

female pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 12 04 2017A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This client has two separate conditions – Chronic Telogen Effluvium and Female Pattern Hair Loss which are being treated simultaneously, thanks to a personalised treatment plan, based around a high strength minoxidil product available from Belgravia, as devised by her dedicated hair loss specialist.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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29 Apr

‘How Do I Regrow a Thinning Hairline if I Have Afro Hair?’

Name: Shay Question: Hello. I am 25 years old, with Afro Caribbean hair and I have noticed that my hair line is thinning very badly. I would like to know what is the best way to get it to grow back thick and remain that way without going through surgery. I’ve been thinking about getting a hair […]

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28 Apr

Success Story Alert! New Male Hair Loss Treatment Entry

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery. Ivan, pictured, is happy with the way treatment is going. Lots of new growth can be seen in the photoscans. Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male […]

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28 Apr

Can Lead Acetate in Men’s Hair Dye Cause Hair Loss?

Consumer groups in the US are rallying together to try and outlaw a controversial component seen in anti-greying hair dyes – but could one of the reasons they want it banned be that it leads to hair loss? The compound in the spotlight is lead acetate, which is found in US formulations of several “progressive” hair […]

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