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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male Pattern Baldness by clicking the buttons below…

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The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: Mark

Question: I have an 18 month old baby daughter and am wary of using minoxidil around her. If I wash the application area, does it remove all traces of the drug? Or could I sweat it onto her? I want to ensure she will not be in anyway affected by my hair loss treatment.

Answer: Hi, Mark. I completely understand your concern about using high strength minoxidil around your 18 month old baby.

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All traces of the Male Pattern Hair Loss drug are washed off the scalp when you shampoo, and your sweat is unlikely to contain any minoxidil residue so it should not be a concern if your baby touches your sweat.

There may indeed be a chance that she could come into contact with some minoxidil residue in other ways, though. For instance if you are cuddling her, if she happens to grab hold of your hair or if her face makes contact with trace residue.

This type of contact is generally harmless, however, a baby’s skin is quite sensitive. Ensuring good hygiene practices with regards your hair loss treatment will help to prevent this from happening; these include:

– washing your hands thoroughly after each minoxidil application;

washing your hair daily or at least every other day;

apply minoxidil at least one hour before going to bed to allow it time to absorb and minimise any transference to your pillows or bed sheets;

– not letting your baby lie on your pillow(s);

– washing your pillow cases regularly and changing them daily if your child is likely to come into contact with them. This may also apply to sheets or duvet covers if they are likely to come into significant contact with your scalp soon after you apply your hair loss solution;

– ensure your minoxidil is kept safely out of the reach of your daughter.

Hopefully this information reassures you and gives you some helpful pointers. If you are concerned that your daughter has come into contact with any minoxidil – or topical medication of any kind – it is advisable to wash the area immediately and seek medical assistance as a precaution.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Hair Loss Specialist Free ConsultationThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s women’s hair loss treatment Success Stories gallery.

This client has three separate conditions – Female Pattern Hair Loss and Follicular Degeneration Syndrome which are being treated simultaneously

Find out what she had to say about her regrowth results so far and see them close up, or find out more about treating Female Pattern Hair Loss or Follicular Degeneration Syndrome by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

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Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome Treatment


Circ - Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinics LondonThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: Nigel

Question: I’ve always had an uneven hairline, based on pictures it’s been this way since I was only a year old. My forehead is bigger on the right side by about 1.5 cm due to the uneven hairline. What worries me is that I’ve recently (last year) noticed a slight lack of hair on my right temple area and the hair on only the right side is significantly thinner than the left side. The left side hair has no loss at the temple and is very thick in comparison.

My father and his father are both bald, so pattern baldness could be in my genes but they both tell me their hair loss was symmetrical. Men on mothers side all have very thick hair (like my left side) deep into old age, they also have a widows peak, as do I, but mine skews to the left, thicker hair-side.

Is it possible to have genetic male pattern baldness on only one side and not the other? what do you thinks going on here? Thanks in advance for your time.

Answer: Hi, Nigel. The short answer to your question is, no, Male Pattern Baldness cannot affect one side of your hairline but not the other.

However, is normal for a receding hairline to be asymmetrical, where one side sheds quicker than the other.

An uneven hairline is a common concern, especially among men, whether there is hair loss or not. Whilst it can be due to a receding hairline or widow’s peak where one side of the hairline does not recede at the same rate as the other, it can also just be the natural shape of your hairline.

If you already have a naturally uneven hairline, any receding may make this even more noticeable.

The fact that there is Male Pattern Hair Loss in your family – regardless of which side it is on as it can be inherited from both sides – does suggest you may carry the necessary genetic traits for this hereditary condition. Whilst it can skip a generation, if this were the case, it is unlikely you would then be seeing signs of hairloss.

Therefore, if you have started noticing increasingly thinning hair anywhere where the follicles are susceptible to Male Pattern Baldness, and the effects of DHT – anywhere along the top of the scalp from the crown to the hairline and temples – it is likely your underlying genetic predisposition is now active.

A consultation with a professional hair loss specialist would be required to get a confirmed diagnosis. They could also provide you with recommendations for a personalised hair loss treatment course, based on your age, medical profile, level and pattern of shedding.

When it comes to restoring a receding hairline, Belgravia generally recommends a two-pronged attack, featuring the oral DHT-blocking tablet finasteride 1mg and topical applications of high strength minoxidil to help promote expedited hair growth.

This approach can be further enhanced by the use of appropriate hair growth supporting products, such as the FDA-cleared low-level laser therapy device, the LaserBand. This uses medical-grade laser diodes embedded in an ergonomic headband to stimulate ATP production, and encourage active hair regrowth. This is worn for 3 sessions per week, each lasting 90 seconds to 3 minutes, depending on the model.

There are a number of hair loss solutions such as these available for regrowing a receding hairline so, we hope the above information is helpful and recommend having a one-to-one conversation with a specialist for further details specific to your situation.


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male Pattern Baldness by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

VIEW SUCCESS STORY

Treatment information


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

One of football’s all-time midfield maestros, Ryan Giggs has been talking about his recent hair transplant in the press and blamed the stress of playing for Manchester United for his worsening hair loss.

In order to help his increasingly thinning hair, he first turned to non-surgical hair loss treatment in 2009, to halt his shedding and promote hair regrowth. This approach included the use of laser devices and “lotions”, likely to be high strength minoxidil – the only clinically-proven topical hair loss solution to be both MHRA-licensed and FDA-approved.

However, a decade on, he decided invasive methods were necessary to fill in his thinning crown and bald frontal areas.

Pressure to perform took toll on thinning hair

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Ryan Giggs, pictured centre in 2018 alongside former Manchester United teammates, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra

The former Welsh international was part of Man U’s most successful and beloved ‘dream’ teams, where he played alongside the likes of David Beckham, Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes, Gareth Southgate, Phil and Gary Neville.

Giggs also played under fearsome manager Alex Ferguson, who was known for his harsh management style and frequent ‘hairdryer’ treatment of players who got on his bad side. He started noticing signs of Male Pattern Hair Loss in his mid-to-late 20s. By the time he hit 30, he clearly remembers his friends telling him, “Flippin’ heck, your barnet’s going”.

Furthermore, as the club was used to success during that time, the various pressures to perform led to stressful times for the players, which took a further toll on the Giggs’ hair. Thinning on top and a receding hairline started to emerge and his previously thick curls kept being cut shorter and shorter – the method the Red Devil initially preferred for hiding his hairloss.

Still recognised as the club’s longest serving player, the retired footballer-turned-TV pundit and hair clinic part-owner told The Mirror he believes his Male Pattern Baldness was exacerbated by “stress-related hair loss“.

As he explained, “Football is stressful. You put yourself under pressure. You’re aware of the consequences if you lose a game or don’t play well. You are under the spotlight and if you have a bad game you’re aware of the criticism. Then it becomes a little bit more stressful. And stress is related to hair loss.”

He is not alone in this; fellow footballer, Lucas Moura has also blamed his hair loss on stress, as has French football manager Pascal Dupraz. But it’s not just soccer that has this effect – golfer, Tiger Woods has openly joked about going bald after a number of particularly stressful years, caused by surgeries, divorce and negative media attention. Whilst in something of a twist, Indian cricketer, Mohit Sharma blamed his poor form on the stress of having a receding hairline.

Stress and Male Pattern Baldness

Ryan Giggs is, of course, spot-on; As many people know, stress can both cause and worsen hair loss conditions, including Male Pattern Baldness – and you certainly don’t have to be a top flight footballer to be affected.

Some of the most pressured professions in the UK include social work, nursing, teaching and law, with men earning an annual salary of more than £75,000 and/or those working more than 52 hours per week all being more prone to stress-related hair loss, according to various studies.

Stress can cause temporary hair fall from all over the scalp – a condition known as Telogen Effluvium – which can take up to three months to present. It will generally clear up of its own accord within six months, for mild cases, but in chronic cases it may linger longer. Although more commonly seen in women, it can also affect men.

In those with existing hereditary hair loss, this temporary bout can make matters worse during this time, causing increased shedding from all over the scalp, with the areas susceptible to MPB – namely the top of the scalp, hairline and crown – often being particularly affected.

For those with an underlying genetic predisposition to MPB but who are not yet showing signs of hair loss, stressful episodes and Telogen Effluvium can trigger premature Male Pattern Hair Loss.

It is for these reasons – and those of your overall health, which can also be negatively impacted by stress – that it is important to keep any anxieties in check.

Stress management, alongside a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle can benefit your wellbeing and hair health. Whilst, for early to advanced hair loss where the follicles are still active, non-invasive hair loss treatment, including one or both of the only clinically-proven medications – minoxidil and finasteride 1mg, can help to inhibit DHT and promote hair regrowth.

Additionally, various hair growth supporting products – such as the LaserBand or Hair Vitalics for Men supplements – can be used to further augment this approach.

Even simply talking to a professional to assess where your hair is at and what can be done, can make some men feel more informed and at ease with the process. Whether you have the bank account of a highly-decorated Manchester United captain or not, recommendations from a hair loss specialist should point you in the right direction for regaining control over your follicles and giving baldness the boot.


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Hair Loss Specialist Free ConsultationThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Women’s Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This client has two separate conditions – Diffuse Hair Loss and Female Pattern Hair Loss which are being treated simultaneously.

Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating hereditary Female Pattern Hair Loss and Diffuse Hair Loss by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

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Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment information

Diffuse Hair Loss Treatment Information


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male Pattern Baldness by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

VIEW SUCCESS STORY

Treatment information


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: Ade

Question: I have always had a receding hairline as my hair grew longer, since like 15/16, but it had never gotten worse. When my hair was short though, everything looked fine.

A month ago my hair was long, then when I combed it in the shower and came out, the whole area around the hairline was shorter for some reason and I lost a lot of hair. So I cut everything off.

Now that my hair is short, the hairs around my temples are a bit thin, but my hairline is still straight, when there is a lot of light on my hairline the thinness is obvious, but when there is no light, you wouldn’t be able to tell.

Also the right temple is not as thin as the left one. I am trying to let my hair grow again and if after 2 months it is looking bad, I was going to consider finasteride and minoxidil. Or how much would a hair transplant be if its just a small area like the temples? Am I even balding or is this something else? I thought balding was meant to be gradual, but the whole front section became shorter.

Answer: Hi, Ade. The shorter hairs you are noticing around your hairline indicate a shorter life cycle of the hair in this area. It is likely you did not notice it previously as your long hair would have probably covered it.

Both the front and left temple do not thin symmetrically, one side can thin or recede faster than the other side, so this is entirely normal, as is being able to see more of your scalp under light.

You are correct in thinking the balding process is gradual, usually starting with the front of the scalp. However, whilst your hair loss may appear drastic to you, it is often the case that people do not notice the every day effects of the thinning process – such as a drop in hair density and increased shedding – for a period of time, until it is significantly visible.

The reason Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) presents gradually and gets worse over time, without intervention, is due to a hormone byproduct called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Men with MPB have an inherited sensitivity to this, and so the DHT is able to latch on to receptors in the susceptible follicles – those follicles located along the top of the scalp, from the crown to the hairline and temples. Over time this weakens those hair follicles and causes increasingly thinning hair which may result in eventual baldness in those areas. This is known as follicular miniaturisation.

Your description of the symptoms you’re experiencing regarding your receding hairline does indicate the early stages of Male Pattern Hair Loss, but a professional consultation, either in-person or online, would be required to confirm your diagnosis.

In terms of restoring your hairline, at Belgravia we recommend using non-surgical hair loss treatment options for at least 12 months before exploring hair transplant surgery, if you still decide this may be worthwhile.

We do not recommend having a hair transplant as a first option, especially as leading surgeons who specialise in this area advise that this procedure should be avoided in men under 30 years of age.

The reason for this is that using clinically-proven hairloss medications can help to stabilise your hair fall whilst simultaneously encouraging hair regrowth. This not only ensures you can see how you get on with a non-surgical approach to preventing baldness, but it should maximise your hair growth and halt further shedding. Should you then decide to continue with your plans to have a hair transplant, the area should be easier for the surgeon to work with.

It is also worth noting that, if you do have Male Pattern Baldness and opt to have a hair transplant, it is advised that you continue using hair loss treatments on an on-going basis as part of the aftercare. This is because Male Pattern Hair Loss is a permanent and progressive condition.

Just because you are only seeing signs of frontal hair loss at the moment, does not mean the other areas vulnerable to the effects of DHT will remain unaffected. This is why treatment is recommended as a way to maintain the look of your hair regrowth after surgery, by preventing the susceptible hairs surrounding the grafted areas from shedding.

The two key men’s hair loss treatments, as you know, are finasteride 1mg, an oral tablet which inhibits the formation of DHT, and topical applications of high strength minoxidil, which encourages accelerated hair growth. Either or both can be used, whilst additional non-pharmaceutical hair growth supporting products can also be added in, as desired. In addition to diagnosing your condition, a dedicated hair loss specialist will also be able to tailor a course to your specific needs based on your medical profile, condition, level and pattern of shedding. They should also be able to refer you to a reputable hair transplant surgeon for their advice, if you so wish.


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating hereditary hair loss in women by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

VIEW SUCCESS STORY

Treatment information


Circ - Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinics LondonThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.