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Can You Apply Scalp Oil if You Use Minoxidil?Name: Nilesh

Question: I am using argan oil hair loss treatment but it is not working. My hair is thinner than before. I apply every night and every day but still my hair loss. What can I do?

Answer: Hi, Nilesh. Argan oil is one of a number of natural products that people believe can treat hair loss but, sadly, this is untrue.

Although argan oil has moisturising properties and is high in vitamin C, which is known to help nourish the skin, these are cosmetic effects. They may help to improve the condition of the existing hair but they do not deal with a hair loss condition.

There are no authorised natural hairloss treatments and only two pharmaceutical medications that have been clinically-proven to treat male pattern baldness – the most common cause of thinning hair in men.  These hair loss treatments are designed to work on a biological level – something that cannot be achieved by cosmetic hair care products such as hair oils. These pharmaceutical treatments are called finasteride 1mg and minoxidil.

Finasteride 1mg is a once-a-day tablet designed to block the enzyme DHT that men with male pattern hair loss have an inbuilt sensitivity towards and which is the cause of this gradual hair thinning. Belgravia specialists often recommend combined courses where this tablet is taken and a topical solution of high strength minoxidil is applied directly to the scalp, where needed, in order to promote hair growth.

When following such a treatment regime hair oils can still be used on the scalp if you wish, however it is important that you apply the minoxidil first and allow it to sink in to the scalp for as long as possible – at least 20 minutes – before applying the oil.


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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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Name: Jamie

Question: I read on a forum that hair loss can be treated with anti-histamines. Can you tell me which ones work best? should I use cream or tablets?

Antihistamines for Hair LossAnswer: Hi, Jamie. The use of the anti-histamines for hair loss is something that crops up often on internet forums, however the advice is often misleading. We do not advise using antihistamines as a hair loss treatment.

Firstly, it depends entirely on what the hair loss condition is as to which treatments should be used. Secondly, anti-histamines have only been used, as far as we are aware, to treat bald spots brought on by the autoimmune disorder Alopecia Areata. Even in these instances, findings have been fairly inconclusive given the patchy hair loss this can cause often regrows spontaneously anyway so any benefits are difficult to measure precisely.

The Department of Regenerative Dermatology at Osaka University in Japan carried out an Alopecia Areata clinical trial in 2009 which discovered fexofenadine – a type of oral antihistamine – could be useful when taken as an accompaniment to topical immunotherapy, however it was not advised as a treatment in its own right.

It seems as if the rumours about antihistamines and hairloss stems from the fact that both Alopecia Areata and Androgenetic Alopecia – commonly known as Male Pattern Baldness and Female Pattern Hair Loss – are often referred to as ‘alopecia’. This can be confusing, especially given they are extremely different conditions.

Androgenetic hair loss is a permanent, progressive form of shedding that is inherited through your blood line. It causes gradually thinning hair around the top of the head and hairline and can lead to baldness in men. There are only two clinically-proven hair loss treatments recoginised to treat this in men – finasteride 1mg and minoxidil – and just one in women – minoxidil.

Alopecia Areata, however, is considered an autoimmune disease that suspends the normal hair growth cycle leading to one or more rounded bald patches anywhere on the scalp. These develop suddenly and the hair tends to fall in clumps, as opposed to the thinning seen in genetic hair loss. Although the hair will grow back naturally in many cases, alopecia areata treatment can help to speed up this process.

If you are concerned about excessive shedding or sudden hair fall, the first step is to have a hair loss specialist assess you to determine the cause. They can then talk you through your condition and recommend specially tailored treatment courses to help combat the problem.


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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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Name: Chanel

Question: My hair is ruined from using sew in hair. Some is growing back slowly but some of it is not. I am an African woman. Help me please.

Answer: Hi, Chanel. The type of hair loss you describe is consistent with a condition called Traction Alopecia.

Although we would need to assess your scalp before we could confirm any diagnosis, Traction Alopecia is commonly caused by frequently wearing tight hairstyles, including weaves and hair extensions. The weight and tension from sew-in hair can damage hair follicles as it places undue strain on them. This often leads to hair loss around the areas where the weave is fixed to the scalp, and around the hairline. If you have Afro hair, this hair type is particularly prone to this issue due to its naturally more brittle texture.

The first thing to do would be to stop wearing weaves and instead wear your hair naturally so that the follicles can recover. The second thing would be to have a hair loss specialist assess you and provide you with both a confirmed diagnosis and their recommendations. A custom Traction Alopecia treatment course is often effective, however, it depends how badly damaged the follicles are; if they have been destroyed completely, the hair loss is likely to be permanent. This is why it is important so speak with a professional and have them assess both your current level of shedding and give you their opinion on the likelihood of achieving new hair growth so you can decide whether or not to proceed with treatment.


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Name: Viola

Question: Can females have a receding hairline?

Answer: Hi, Viola. Yes, absolutely – women can have a receding hairline although it is not generally due to the same condition that causes this pattern of hair loss in men.

Whilst men with androgenetic alopecia – or, Male Pattern Baldness – may develop a receding hairline, this hereditary hair loss condition affects women slightly differently.

Female pattern hair loss still only affects the top of the head, however, whilst men tend to experience defined areas of shedding – such as a thinning crown or their hairline forming a widow’s peak – the effect is more generalised in women.  A woman with this condition is likely to develop thinning hair along the top of her scalp and at her temples, though the pattern is more ‘thinning’ than ‘receding’. As this is a permanent, progressive condition, it worsens over time unless appropriate interventional hair loss treatment is used.

Example of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

An Example of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

A truly receding hairline is often seen in women with two less common hair loss conditions – Traction Alopecia and Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. It can also be due to Ophiasic Alopecia – a rare autoimmune disorder which causes balding all the way around the hairline.

Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia comes under the group of scarrring hair loss conditions known as cicatricial alopecia. Inflammation in the scalp – recently linked to hormones as well as sun creams – destroys the hair follicles in cases of FFA. It displays as a smooth, receded hairline of up to eight centimetres in depth. This condition cannot yet be treated although research into potential therapies is currently underway.

Traction Alopecia occurs when the hair follicles are placed under constant strain by damaging hair styling practices. It weakens the follicles, leading to hair loss along the areas that are most significantly impacted upon by this pressure – namely the hairline and wherever the cause was located – for example, at the crown of the head where a high ponytail was worn too frequently.

The main causes of this are people wearing tight hairstyles and/or hair extensions too often. As traditional, culturally significant tautly braided and dreadlock hairstyles have branched out from black men and women into the wider community, so too has the prevalence of this fully preventable form of hair loss. The popularity of hair extensions has further compounded the problem of Traction Alopecia, which is certainly becoming more problematic than in the past among women of all races and hair types. A lesser known fact is that excessive chemical hair treatments, such as over-bleaching, and using scorching heat styling tools too regularly can also cause this issue.

Whilst cicatricial alopecia cannot currently be treated, at Belgravia our specialists have seen numerous regrowth results in clients following custom Traction Alopecia treatment courses. The key, if you are concerned about a receding hairline, is to have a consultation so that you can receive a professional diagnosis as well as advice on how to proceed, including appropriate treatment recommendations where appropriate. It is often the case that the earlier you catch and address any form of hairloss, the better.


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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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Name: Angela

Question: I understand cucumber is good for hair growth and can prevent thinning hair but do I eat it or apply it to my scalp? If I apply it to my scalp, what is the best way to do this please? Thanks.

Answer: Hi, Angela. Whilst they may not seem so different, promoting hair growth and treating hair loss are two separate requirements.

CucumberCucumbers are packed with various nutrients that are good for hair health and encouraging healthy hair growth. These include pantothenic acid, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, potassium, vitamin A, silica, sulphur, niacin and zinc. Whilst it is often applied topically for its soothing properties, these hair benefits can be obtained through including cucumber in your diet.

When it comes to treating hair loss, unless the cause of your thinning hair is caused by a specific dietary deficiency which eating cucumbers can assist in rectifying, they will not help.

There are a number of hair loss conditions which can cause hair thinning, many of which are temporary, affect the whole scalp and are caused by stress or hormonal fluctuations, for example. These temporary conditions can often clear up on their own within six months though treatment is also available to accelerate this recovery process.

The most common cause of thinning hair in women, however, is a permanent, hereditary condition called female pattern hair loss. This presents as gradual hair thinning around the top of the scalp, often it becomes particularly noticeable at the temples and parting which may increasingly appear wider than usual. Many women also notice a drop in hair density, especially if they wear their hair in a ponytail as it can feel thinner than normal. Hair loss treatment courses can be personalised to a woman’s precise needs, based on her level and pattern of shedding, in order to stabilise this shedding and promote regrowth, often with compelling results.

In terms of hair loss prevention, if you have an existing predisposition towards female pattern hair loss then the best you can do is to follow a healthy lifestyle and avoid potential triggers such as stress, smoking and regularly drinking too much. Unfortunately as this is a genetically pre-programmed condition, once the relevant genes become active then the thinning will continue if left unchecked. If you are looking for hair growth advice, again, having a healthy lifestyle with everything in moderation and a balanced intake of the nutrients known to contribute to healthy hair growth (or a food supplement to top up if necessary), is the way forward.


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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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Baking SodaName: Jai

Question: How do I use baking soda to help my hair? Do I rub it in or mix it with water to form a paste? I want to use it as it is a good natural hair loss treatment.

Answer: Hi, Jai. Unfortunately it is untrue that baking soda can treat hair loss.

The baking soda hair loss treatment myth has been circulating again recently after a survey found that 71 per cent of men would be open to trying this method. Sadly, that does not make it effective.

It is often suggested – and never by reputable medical sources as far as we’re aware – that baking soda should be watered down and mixed into a paste then applied to and rinsed from the scalp in order to remove build up. It is basically a household cleaning agent that some people use to get rid of residue from styling products or chlorine from swimmers’ hair. The theory that tends to accompany such suggestions is that, by ensuring the scalp is extremely clean, it will allow the hair to grow properly.

Firstly, even if diluted, baking soda should not be applied to the scalp, especially if you are experiencing any kind of hair thinning, damaged hair or signs of male pattern baldness. It is important that the scalp is clean and well-cared for in order to encourage healthy hair growth but baking soda can be far too harsh and can strip necessary oils away as well as any dirt. Using a gentle shampoo to regularly cleanse the scalp will do the same job but in a much more hair-friendly way.

Secondly, baking soda is ineffective at treating genetic hair loss as it cannot get to the underlying cause of the condition – an inherited sensitivity to DHT.

Whilst there are no natural hair loss treatments known to be truly effective, saw palmetto is thought to inhibit 5 alpha reductase, the enzyme required to convert testosterone into dihyrotestosterone (DHT). By doing so it is believed to reduce the amount of DHT in the body and reduce hair loss in this way. This has not been proven by significant medical studies, however, so we consider saw palmettto and food supplements which contain this, such as Belgravia’s own Hair Vitalics tablets, to be a hair growth booster.

There are two effective, MHRA and FDA approved and clinically-proven pharmaceutical treatments for male hair loss – these are the one-a-day oral tablet finasteride 1mg and minoxidil, a topical solution. When combined as part of a personalised hair loss treatment course, these can often provide significant results and the two medications can also be used in conjunction with natural therapies, specially formulated shampoos and food supplements to help the general health of your hair and scalp.


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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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Name: Scott

Question: Hello there, I do not know of a single member of my family on either side who is bald. However I am 23 and my hairline has rapidly started thinning and receding and when I wash my hair I am noticing a lot more hair coming out. What could it be and what are my options? Thanks

Answer: Hi Scott. The pattern of your hair loss as you describe it here suggests that this is androgenetic alopecia, or ‘male pattern baldness’.

It is possible for your parents to carry the ‘balding gene’ yet show no signs of hair loss if this gene is dormant. In some people who inherit it, male pattern baldness can become active, which may account for this disparity between your hair and the rest of your family’s.

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the onset of male hair loss, including stress – emotional or physical, an underlying illness, problems with imbalances in the diet. Habits such as smoking or regularly exceeding the recommended alcohol unit intake (something which is surprisingly easy to do) can also contribute to accelerating the rate of existing hair thinning or bringing about the onset of male pattern baldness in those who have the relevant genetic predisposition.

It is thought that more people are experiencing hairloss, and from an earlier age, than previous generations due to today’s societal pressures and certain habits associated with modern living – for example, people’s diets are sweeter than ever, thanks in part to hidden sugars, and this has been shown to contribute to thinning hair.

In terms of options for regrowing a receding hairline or thinning hair, there are two clinically-proven treatments approved for the treatment of male hair loss. These are finasteride 1mg and minoxidil – a daily oral tablet designed to inhibit DHT and a topical solution which encourages hair growth, respectively.

At Belgravia we find tailoring a bespoke hair loss treatment course around the individual’s needs to be the most efficient approach. When it comes to the hairline, which is one of the most stubborn areas of hair loss to treat, incorporating recommended formulations of high strength minoxidil into these plans has provided – and continues to produce – copious success stories.


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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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Name: Rachel

Question: My head has been really itchy for a few months and a couple of weeks ago I noticed a bald patch at the side of my head under my hair. In two weeks it has grown from the size of a 50 pence piece to the size of an apple the patch is extremely itchy and 6/7 more hairs are falling out from around it each time I scratch it. Now other parts of my head are also itchy, hairs are becoming looser and my hair line looks higher. Is there anything I can do please or any advice as I’m worried I will end up completely bald. My GP advised it could be alopecia but wasn’t much help.

Normal Hair Growth Cycle versus Hair Growth in Alopecia AreataAnswer: Hi, Rachel. From what you say here, this type of hair loss does sound as if it is likely to be alopecia.

Alopecia Areata causes sudden hair fall, rather than gradual hair thinning over a prolonged period of time. It also tends to cause rounded bald spots anywhere on the scalp, either singularly or in multiple areas. Although a receding hairline is not a traditional symptom Alopecia Areata, it is linked to one of its sister conditions, Ophiasic Alopecia. It could also be the case that you are experiencing a patch of hair loss along the hairline which may make it appear uneven or as if it is receding.

These conditions are believed to be autoimmune disorders and, although little is known about the actual cause, it can be triggered by sudden shock, trauma and is even thought to have links to health issues such as allergies. Once the condition has been sparked it essentially pauses the normal function of the hair growth cycle, leaving it stuck in the dormant phase. The body awaits the signal that it is clear to resume regular hair production, though when or if this will come is unpredictable.

In many cases of Alopecia Areata the hair regrows naturally of its own accord, though this is not always the case. New bald patches may also develop once the hair has regrown as this type of autoimmune hair loss can recur. Alopecia Areata treatment can be effective in treating the patchy hair loss associated with this mild-to-moderate form of alopecia. At Belgravia we often tailor bespoke courses based around recommended formulations of high strength minoxidil, which is applied directly to the bald spots, and have seen a magnitude of Success Stories from this personalised approach.

However, if the condition develops into a more severe form – for instance Ophiasic Alopecia, Alopecia Totalis or Alopecia Universalis – where it affects the whole head or body, there are currently limited options. Those that do exist right now tend to be unreliable with a low success rate, though new JAK inhibitor treatments for these severe forms of Alopecia Areata are looking promising in early stage, small-scale clinical trials and have an estimated release date of 2020-2021, assuming they meet the necessary standards for medical approval.

With regards to your scalp itching issue, this could be due to a number of factors, from irritation to burning scalp syndrome. It can also be a signal of Alopecia Areata as some people describe this type of sensation before experiencing this type of sudden patchy hair loss.

We would need to find out more and assess your scalp in order to provide you with a thorough diagnosis of both your scalp and hair loss condition. This can take place in person at one of Belgravia’s Central London hair loss clinics or, if you are unable to visit us in London due to your location, we also offer an online consultation process and home-use mail order treatment option.


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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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Name: Kerrin

Question: I am 66 years old and have been using minodoxil for 15 years. The last 2 years I have noticed the front of my hair has thinned out considerably. I now have hair loss at my temples. I have fine baby fuzz where there was once strong hair. I have been using minodoxil on my temples for about a year and it has just gotten worse. Is there anything else I can do? I did consult a physician in August and was advised to continue using Minodoxil. He was not interested in woman’s hair loss. Thanks.

Answer: Hi, Kerrin. If you have been using minoxidil and it worked previously then, depending on your current level of hair loss, it could simply be that the formulation you are using is no longer suitable for you.

There are a number of formulations of women’s high strength minoxidil available from Belgravia’s in-clinic pharmacies. Our hair loss specialists would be happy to help you find a better solution if this is something you would like to investigate. They can also introduce appropriate hair growth boosters which can be used alongside your treatment. This process can be started either through an in-person assessment at one of our centres, or via an online consultation if you are unable to visit us in London.

As we age the hair does get naturally thinner due to a lack of collagen, however, the pattern of shedding that you describe certainly sounds like a case of female pattern hair lossAnother possible cause of hair loss around your temples is Traction Alopecia. This condition occurs when the hair is frequently worn tightly tied back in hairstyles that include a high bun, braids or taut ponytails. As the hairline tends to bear the brunt of these damaging styles which place excessive strain on the hair follicles, it can often result in hair loss around the temples and can resemble a receding hairline.

There are hair loss treatment courses available for both these conditions – or a combination of both as it is possible to have them simultaneously – so we recommend you have a consultation in order to get a professional diagnosis of your condition. From there a bespoked treatment plan can be recommended, tailored to your specific needs.


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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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Name: Stephen

Question: Hello, I am 21 years old and have just in the last 6 months noticed my hairline receding and in general hair thinning. Hair loss runs in my dads side of the family, yet both my older brothers have full hair. I have tried natural treatments like saw palmetto and coconut oil but it hasn’t made much of a difference over the last 4 months. Again I’m 21 and am not at all ready to loose my hair yet! Help

Answer: Hi, Stephen. Hereditary hair loss can affect different members of the family in different ways, but this doesn’t rule it out in your case.

The relevant genes for Male Pattern Baldness can be passed on but will only cause hairloss if they are active. They can remain dormant, in which case that person has the genes and can pass them on to their children but will not necessarily develop the classic pattern hair loss associated with this common condition themselves.

Even in those with active ‘balding genes’ the onset and rate of shedding may differ. Some people will develop the condition earlier than others, and the hair thinning process will not necessarily go at the same speed for everyone either. There are many factors involved in determining when a man with a genetic predisposition to androgenetic alopecia will start to lose his hair and how fast this may happen, which is why it is not necessarily helpful to compare yourself to your brothers. Continues below…

In terms of natural hair loss treatments, coconut oil will not reverse or prevent male hair loss, it can simply help to keep the hair you already have in good condition. This is more of a hair care product than a hair growth treatment.

Saw Palmetto is believed to be a natural 5-alpha reductase inhibitor that may slow down the balding process. There have not been any large scale or wide-ranging clinical trials into this so it remains unproven. 5-alpha reductase is the enzyme which converts testosterone to dihyrotestosterone (DHT). It is DHT which latches on to the hair follicles around the top of the scalp in cases of genetic hair loss, causing their gradual weakening which leads to thinning hair and can cause eventual baldness. So, if something can reduce the impact of the DHT – such as by minimising its production – this is thought to prevent hair loss, and this is the school of thought behind saw palmetto.

There only two clinically-proven hair loss treatments for male pattern baldness and neither of these are natural. Finasteride 1mg is an once-a-day oral DHT inhibitor which is taken in tablet form and is often used alongside the other MHRA and FDA approved treatment, minoxidil, to promote hair growth.

At Belgravia we often recommend this approach and have seen significant regrowth results from combination courses featuring high strength minoxidil products used alongside finasteride and, in many cases, additional hair growth boosters – such as our Hair Vitalics food supplements which contain saw palmetto. This can be particularly beneficial when treating stubborn areas of hair loss, such as a receding hairline or thinning crown.

In terms of age, this type of customised course can be used by clients aged 18 years and over, depending on their medical suitability.

We would advise you to have a personal consultation with a hair loss specialist in order to find out what is likely to be the best option for you. This is free of charge and can be done in person at one of Belgravia’s Central London hair loss clinics, or online if you are based elsewhere in the UK or abroad.


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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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25 Mar

Biocellular Regenerative Alopecia Therapy Trial is Recruiting

Two novel treatment possibilities for Alopecia Areata – the autoimmune disorder that causes patchy hair loss – are to be combined for a new clinical trial, which is now recruiting participants. Announced by US-based stem cell specialists Regeneris Medical, the trial is broadly similar to one announced last year by another company and in which […]

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24 Mar

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. After six months, this patient has seen improvement to the general density of his hair and is happy with the progress. Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more […]

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24 Mar

‘Can You Treat Hair Loss With Antihistamines?’

Name: Jamie Question: I read on a forum that hair loss can be treated with anti-histamines. Can you tell me which ones work best? should I use cream or tablets? Answer: Hi, Jamie. The use of the anti-histamines for hair loss is something that crops up often on internet forums, however the advice is often misleading. We do not advise using […]

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