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

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 12 12 2018A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This male hair loss client has seen positive results at his first check-up saying “this has been one of the best decisions of my life.”

Find out what else he 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: Jax

Question: I have male pattern baldness in the shape of an M. Can you give me some tips for how to regrow hair around my hairline?

Answer: Hi, Jax. The M-shaped pattern of hair loss you describe is extremely common and is known as a widow’s peak.

receding hairline can be one of the trickier areas to treat as the hair around the temples is the slowest growing scalp hair. In cases of advanced Male Pattern Baldness where it has been left unchecked for a significant length of time, and where the skin that is now visible at each temple has taken on a smooth, shiny appearance, it may not be possible to treat at all. This is because it is a sign that the hair follicles have deteriorated to the point where they are incapable of producing normal hair growth, even with treatment.

That said, in the majority of instances where hair is still present in the receded areas – even if it is fine and thinning – there are solutions available.

There are two clinically-proven, MHRA licensed and FDA approved male hair loss treatments, one oral and one topical. Either or both can be used by those deemed medically suitable, in order to help stabilise shedding, promote regrowth and prevent baldness. No other treatments or natural remedies exist that have been proven and officially recognised for this purpose.

The oral tablet finasteride 1mg is taken once per day to help inhibit the formation of DHT – the hormone responsible for causing thinning hair and receding in cases of genetic hairloss. Whilst finasteride’s action helps to deter the cause of Male Pattern Baldness, its effect on the hairline is unproven.

Topical formulations of high strength minoxidil are applied directly to the scalp where needed in order to encourage accelerated hair growth. These can be particularly useful when treating stubborn areas, such as the hairline.

Additional hair growth supporting products can also be used alongside the established medications in order to further enhance the approach and hair quality.

In order to receive personalised recommendations as to the types of treatment best suited to your specific situation, we advise having a consultation with a specialist. This can be done in person at one of Belgravia’s Central London or City of London hair loss clinics, or remotely via our website Online Consultation form which allows you to upload photos.


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

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia center 12 12 2018A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This male hair loss client has noticed improvement in the thinning areas since starting his course.

Find out what he 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)

 

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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.


Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder which affects roughly 147 million people worldwide.

It causes the body to mistakenly attack hair follicles in various hair-bearing regions, resulting in differing degrees of sudden hair loss which can affect a specific area or the entire body, from head to toe.

Although it is generally thought to affect males and females – of any age – equally, it has long been established that people with one autoimmune disease are more prone to developing others. The British Association of Dermatologists also reports that about 20 per cent of people with Alopecia Areata have a family history of the condition, so a genetic link is also suspected.

diabetes diabetic blood sugar test healthNow, new research has discovered additional information as to who may be more likely to develop Alopecia Areata.

Likelihood of developing additional autoimmune disorders

A study carried out at America’s University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has found that women, white adults and white women in particular, with type 1 diabetes have an increased propensity towards additional autoimmune diseases, including the various forms of Alopecia Areata.

Published in the Healio journal via the Journal of Diabetes, the cross-sectional study was conducted using data relating to 158,865 adults with type 1 diabetes, taken from the HealthFacts patient register.

Of those studied, the mean age was 51.4 years old and the racial and gender breakdowns were as follows:
–  52.5 % of the participants were female; 47.5% were male
–  73.3% of study subjects were white, 21.8% were black, 2.3% were Hispanic, 1.7% were Asian and 0.9% were of Native American heritage

The study authors note that more than 30 autoimmune diseases were identified across the entire pool of participants, with thyroid disease, systemic rheumatic diseases and gastrointestinal autoimmune disorders being the most prevalent.

White women with type 1 diabetes most at risk

what is an autoimmune disorder information alopecia areataWomen with type 1 diabetes were found to be most likely to suffer from the following autoimmune conditions, listed in order of the likelihood: Sjogren’s syndrome (87%), lupus (82%), forms of Alopecia Areata (79%), rheumatoid arthritis (73%), hypothyroidism (69%), hyperthyroidism (69%) and coeliac disease (64%).

There was also a 25 per cent chance of women having more than one autoimmune disorder identified, compared to a 14 per cent risk for men. However, 30 per cent of the female study participants presented with multiple autoimmune diseases, and the chances of more developing were found to increase with age.

The numbers further demonstrated a substantial propensity for white adults with type 1 diabetes (26.1% rate of prevalence) to be affected by multiple autoimmune diseases, compared to other races. Therefore, it was concluded that women – particularly white women – with type 1 diabetes are most likely to be diagnosed with additional autoimmune diseases than men.

Researchers felt this information backed the need for healthcare professionals to monitor those with, or suspected of having one autoimmune-related disorder – such as type 1 diabetes – in case others develop. It was noted that this is a far more significant risk than other potential diabetes complications.

Anyone noticing sudden hair loss, particularly rapidly developing bald patches, should consult a specialist as soon as possible. Whilst Alopecia Areata treatment is available for the scalp-only form, it will generally clear up naturally within 12 months in the majority of cases; for the more extensive cases that also affect facial hair and/or body hair a doctor should be consulted as there are currently limited hospital-based therapies for these phenotypes, known as Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis.


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

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 11 12 2018A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This client is happy with the way things are going after seeing progress at his first check-up.

Find out what he 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

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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.


As companies seek to develop ever more innovative hair loss solutions for men and women, it is becoming increasingly important to gain a deeper understanding of how hair growth actually works.

To this end, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, in Philadelphia, USA, have been exploring the phenomenon of hair distribution.

feet foot relaxTheir hope was that, by exploring the regulation of hair growth and why some areas of mammals’ bodies are hair-bearing, whilst others are hair-free, they may gain valuable insights. These may then have useful applications in areas such as future hair loss product development.

Effects of Wnt inhibition on hair growth

Findings from the team’s research were published in the Cell Reports medical journal on 30th November 2018.

Through mouse and rabbit trials they showed that, although hairless areas, such as the soles of our feet and palms of our hands possess the necessary attributes to grow hair, the Wnt inhibitor Dickkopf 2 (DKK2) “suppresses plantar hair follicle development and permits the formation of hairless skin.”

It was therefore found that, as a result of evolutionary changes to its regulation, naturally-produced DKK2 specifies whether areas of skin will be hairy or hair-free in species-appropriate patterns.

“Plantar skin retains all of the mechanistic components needed for hair follicle development, as genetic deletion of Dkk2 permits formation of fully functional plantar hair follicles that give rise to external hair, contain sebaceous glands and a stem cell compartment, and undergo regenerative growth,” write the study authors in a summary of their discoveries.

Regional Control of Hairless versus Hair-Bearing Skin by Dkk2 Graphic Abstract Diagram Cell Reports“In the absence of Dkk2, Wnt/β-catenin signaling activity is initially broadly elevated in embryonic plantar skin and gradually becomes patterned, mimicking follicular development in normally haired areas. These data provide a paradigm in which regionally restricted expression of a Wnt inhibitor underlies specification of hairless versus hairy skin.”

Exploiting the Wnt pathway to treat hair loss?

In recent years the Wnt pathway has been identified time and again as playing a significant role in hair growth. Similarly, the DKK2 gene has been associated with Male Pattern Baldness and Female Pattern Hair Loss in other studies. Therefore, it is fair to say this latest information backs the theory that their properties could potentially be exploited in order to treat hair loss.

Discussing the decision to focus on the Wnt pathway, co-senior author of the Perelman School’s report, Professor Sarah E. Millar, Ph.D, told Medical News Today:

“We know that WNT signaling is critical for the development of hair follicles; blocking it causes hairless skin, and switching it on causes formation of more hair… In this study, we’ve shown the skin in hairless regions naturally produces an inhibitor that stops WNT from doing its job.

We hope that these lines of investigation will reveal new ways to improve wound healing and hair growth, and we plan to continue to pursue these goals moving forward.”

This is certainly an exciting area of exploration, however, given androgenetic alopecia is both permanent and progressive, coupled with the fact that developing new medications can take many years, anyone concerned they are losing their hair now, is best advised to seek advice as soon as possible. A consultation with a specialist will result in a timely diagnosis as well as personalised hair loss treatment recommendations, featuring clinically-proven medications, tailored to the needs of each individual.


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

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 06 12 2018A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This male hair loss client is happy with the way treatment is progressing saying “I have seen incredible results”.

Find out what else he 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)

 

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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: Jordan

Question: Is too much potassium likely to cause hair loss or hair thinning? Thanks.

Answer: Hi, Jordan. Regular excessive potassium consumption may lead to hair loss in extreme cases, however, shedding is more likely to occur as a result of a potassium deficiency.

Potassium regulates the balance of fluids in the body, as well as the hair’s pH balance. It also plays a key role in heart health, ensuring good circulation which is critical for healthy hair growth. The UK government recommends adults aged between 16 and 64 years old, inclusive, consume 3,500mg of potassium per day. This should be easily achieved via our diet, with many everyday foods being good sources of potassium.

banana potassium nutrition food dietWhilst bananas tend to be one of the most commonly-cited examples, there are a number of other foods which are rich in potassium. A medium-sized banana tends to clock up around 442mg of potassium; in contrast half an avocado contains around 487mg, whilst a medium-sized sweet potato has approximately 541mg. Spinach, potatoes, edamame, butternut squash, beetroots and cannellini beans are all even more potassium-dense.

With so many natural sources of potassium around, before taking into account any enriched foods or potassium-containing food supplements, it may be the case that the recommended intake is exceeded sometimes. Whilst this is generally inadvisable, if you go over slightly occasionally it is unlikely to cause serious problems. However, if you exceed this limit by a long way and/or should it become a regular occurrence, there are known effects from taking too much potassium that can make you ill. These include nausea, diarrhoea and stomach pain.

Thinning hair is more common in cases where people experience a potassium deficiency, also known as hypokalemia. This is a recognised adverse reaction associated with not having enough potassium in the blood stream, as are extreme fatigue, muscle spasms, digestive issues, shortness of breath, tingling and numbness.

The type of hairloss that results from a nutritional deficiency – or an illness – is called Telogen Effluvium and it causes diffuse shedding from all over the scalp. It generally presents around three months after being triggered but, once the underlying cause has been addressed and rectified, normal hair growth should resume naturally within six months. Treatment for Telogen Effluvium may be beneficial and a consultation with a hair specialist can determine the best option for each individual.

Whilst temporary hair loss may not sound particularly worrisome, around 30 per cent of scalp hair can be affected, resulting in noticeably thinner hair and more scalp being visible. This can be shocking to see and anyone experiencing significant levels of hair fall should consult a professional for advice. Furthermore, for those with a genetic propensity to androgenetic alopecia (Male or Female Pattern Baldness), if this is active their hair loss may worsen, whilst for those where the condition has not yet presented, its premature onset can be sparked by Telogen Effluvium. A hair loss expert will be able to identify precisely which conditions are at play and recommend suitable hair loss treatments accordingly.


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

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 06 12 2018A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This male hair loss client is happy with the way treatment is going to date saying “After 6 months I no longer worry about my hair”.

Find out what else he 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.


Real Husbands of Hollywood star turned House of Cards actor, Boris Kodjoe is asking his followers to tag men with thinning hair on Instagram.

A throwback photo of Boris Kodjoe with hair

This controversial move is meant to encourage men who are losing their hair to own their baldness, as Kodjoe has done, and let them know that it’s ok to ‘let it go’.

The 45 year old, whose smooth, shaved head has become his signature look, revealed a photo of him with hair earlier on in his career. With it, he admitted how he finally went bald after becoming a father and detailed the various steps he tried to conceal his hair loss, before embracing his “#BaldNsexy”.

“My hairline receded faster than I could colour it in”

In an Instagram post dated 28th November 2018, Boris Kodjoe left the following caption on the photo of him with hair:

“Yep…go ahead, you can say it. Scream if you want to….I had HAIR!!!! 🕺🏾😊👍🏽Granted it was a long time ago and it left me for good right around the time I became a father. But I fought for it, pretended it was still there even though my hairline receded faster than I could color it in with #mascara or other USELESS anti-balding remedies. #Sharpie #OnlyForMen #HairFibers #FillInPowder #Serum yes, I did it all!! And was convinced no one would notice…BUT THEY ALL KNOW YOU’RE DOING IT….EVERYONE KNOWS!!!!
And in the end… I cried 😫😢….and learned to say goodbye. And eventually I embraced my #BaldNsexy. 😉😁

Tag SOMEBODY YOU LOVE and who needs to LET IT GO!!!! 😉😁 #HairDontCare #LEDDIGOOOOO 😁👏🏾🕺🏾”

He gained just under 83,000 Likes for the post, with over 2,300 comments from people. These ranged from compliments on his appearance, to other men appreciating the sentiment and agreeing that they used to be the butt of jokes when they used certain concealer products which did little to hide a receding hairline.

Boris Kodjoe actor bald

Boris Kodjoe pictured in 2018 on the set of Station 19

There were many men tagged in the comments too – with a few jokers @-ing basketball legend LeBron James whose on-going battle with Male Pattern Baldness has been well documented.

When a shaved head isn’t an option

While it’s certainly true that some men, including Kodjoe, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Gianluca Vialli, seem to suit being bald possibly more than they suited having hair, this is not the case for everyone.

Hair can be a point of pride, making it hard to ‘say goodbye’ to for some, others may feel the bald look does not suit their personality or career, though it may also be a case of feeling unhappy about baldness drawing attention to a physical attribute they are uncomfortable about, such as large ears or the shape of their head. Sir Elton John, who has famously tried every trick in the book when it comes to hair restoration and concealment, said he felt he looked “like Shrek” with no hair due to his head shape.

Whatever the reason, if a man is noticing signs of hair loss and wants to try to stop further shedding and regrow what he had, there are clinically-proven non-surgical options available. The one-a-day oral tablet finasteride 1mg is designed to block DHT, the hormone to which those with genetic hairloss are susceptible and which causes thinning hair and receding, whilst topical applications of high strength minoxidil help to encourage accelerated hair growth.

Either or both of these two MHRA licensed and FDA approved Male Pattern Hair Loss Treatments can be employed once medical suitability has been determined. A consultation with a hair specialist will provide both a diagnosis and personalised treatment recommendations, meaning for those who aren’t as keen as Kodjoe to embrace their ‘bald n sexy’, there are viable alternatives worth exploring.


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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