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Murray Triumphs Over Verdasco, But Who Won The Hair Loss War?

fernando velasco hair tennisBritain watched with baited breath last night as Andy Murray seemed on the brink of losing his Wimbledon quarter final match to Spain’s Fernando Verdasco, before getting it back together and securing his victory. However, in terms of the hair stakes, Verdasco was way out ahead.

Aged 29 (three years older than Murray) Verdasco is certainly showing no signs of male pattern hair loss, the condition that affects 95% of men with noticeable shedding. Pattern hair loss occurs due to a predisposition to DHT sensitivity that we inherit from our family tree.

Good Genes?

So, perhaps Verdasco got lucky with his genes, and if his family all have great heads of hair, it is possible that he doesn’t carry the ‘balding’ gene. That said, it’s also possible to carry the gene without expressing it, so Verdasco shouldn’t rest on his laurels just yet.

Whilst genetics play a part in the vast majority of male hair loss cases, environmental factors matter too, and can cause the onset of hair loss to begin earlier than it otherwise would have done (chronic stress, for example) so Verdasco may want to ensure that he avoids letting his tennis defeats get to him.

So, if you’re feeling jealous of Verdasco’s thick mop of hair, what can you do to halt hair loss and regrow thinning hair? A clinically proven hair loss treatment plan that contains the highly effective combination of the only two hair loss medications available is a good place to start.

Licensed by the MHRA and approved by the FDA, the UK and US medical regulatory bodies respectively, tablet Propecia and topical treatment minoxidil have been proven to treat hair loss, both in clinical trials and for our thousands of patients at Belgravia.

Hitting an Ace in the Hair Stakes

Propecia is a DHT blocker, and is great for treating thinning atop the scalp. Minoxidil, produced by Belgravia as liquids or high strength creams for particularly stubborn hair loss, is excellent for stimulating hair regrowth. Whilst the exact mechanism that makes minoxidil so effective is still unclear, it has regrown hair significantly for many thousands of patients. Belgravia also combine their minoxidil formulations with a number of added ingredients that appear to block DHT when applied locally, offering another route to tackling hair loss.

So, if you’re keen to keep your hair, it’s important to notice when pattern hair loss onsets. Even men like Verdasco with thick heads of hair can experience significant shedding in a relatively small amount of time, so vigilance is key. And, if you’re already thinning, a treatment plan will halt the hair loss and give you a chance to regrow thick, healthy hair once again by combining the above medications with treatment boosters to form a truly bespoke approach to treating hair loss.

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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. We offer clinically proven treatments for hair loss, as part of comprehensive treatment programmes offered by our hair loss specialists. Our in-house pharmacies produce high-strength medications for hair loss that contain medically proven ingredients and are available at no other clinic worldwide. Treatment programmes are available by visiting the centres or for home-use, 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 hair regrowth that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 0800 077 6666 for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.

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