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Question: Does Minoxidil increase the skin's ageing process?

Name: Mark Question: Hi I’ve read from various sources that Minoxidil inhibits a certain amount of collagen which is essential for maintaining skin elasticity in humans and that the ageing…

Name: Mark Question: Hi I’ve read from various sources that Minoxidil inhibits a certain amount of collagen which is essential…

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WISHING EVERYBODY A HAPPY AND FRUITFUL NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US AT THE BELGRAVIA CENTRE!

WISHING EVERYBODY A HAPPY AND FRUITFUL NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US AT THE BELGRAVIA CENTRE!

Question: Could my hair loss be genetic even though none of my grandparents are bald?

Name: Grant Question: Is there a formal test for (genetic) DHT? I have been experiencing some degree of hair loss over the last 1.5 - 2 years. I am now in my mid-20s and was particularly put out by…

Name: Grant Question: Is there a formal test for (genetic) DHT? I have been experiencing some degree of hair loss over…

Question: How long do treatments take to start working in most cases?

Name: Ricky Question: How long do treatments take to start working in most cases? Answer: Patients will usually see treatment beginning to work within 2 to six months. It's difficult to put a…

Name: Ricky Question: How long do treatments take to start working in most cases? Answer: Patients will usually see…

Q&A: Who can I trust to give me the best treatment at a reasonable cost?

Name: OliverQuestion: How do I decide which is the best method of stopping my hair loss and growing new hair? Who can I trust to give me the best treatment at a reasonable cost?Answer: The Belgravia…

Name: OliverQuestion: How do I decide which is the best method of stopping my hair loss and growing new hair? Who can I trust to…

Question: If I use Minoxidil for female hair loss do I have to use it all my life?

Name: Dina Question: I would like to ask a question regarding female hair loss. If I used Minoxidil for a year does that mean I have to use it all my life? What if I stop using this after 9 months…

Name: Dina Question: I would like to ask a question regarding female hair loss. If I used Minoxidil for a year does that mean…

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Bald Patch in My Beard - Could This be Alopecia and Could it Spread?'

Name: Ali Question: I have had a bald patch in my stubble for around 1 year. It is around 1 cm in diameter. There is no associated skin condition. I think (it is hard to tell!) another bald patch…

Name: Ali Question: I have had a bald patch in my stubble for around 1 year. It is around 1 cm in diameter. There is no…

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Question: Can fumes from welding cause hair loss?

Name: Daniel Question: I have been a welder for the last year and have experienced hair loss. Could this process have been speeded up by breathing in the fumes? Answer: It is unlikely that the…

Name: Daniel Question: I have been a welder for the last year and have experienced hair loss. Could this process have been…

Jonny Harris Podcast Interview about Hair Loss Treatments

Hear my recent podcast interview about hair loss treatments at the following link - HAIR LOSS TREATMENT PODCAST

Hear my recent podcast interview about hair loss treatments at the following link - HAIR LOSS TREATMENT PODCAST

Smoking Found to Increase Chances of Hair Loss

A recent study on 740 Taiwanese men has shown that smoking seems to increase the chances of hair loss. The Chinese are less susceptible to hair loss than caucasions so it's possible smoking could be…

A recent study on 740 Taiwanese men has shown that smoking seems to increase the chances of hair loss. The Chinese are less…

What makes the LaserComb different to other laser devices for hair loss?

Name: Stu Question: Can you please explain how the laser comb works. And therefore how it differs to laser treatment which requires the larger machines. Is it simply a difference in power? Answer: I…

Name: Stu Question: Can you please explain how the laser comb works. And therefore how it differs to laser treatment which…

Question: Does the LaserComb work for receding hairlines?

Name: GeorgeQuestion: Does the LaserComb work for receding hairlines?Answer: The LaserComb is not recommended to be used by men with Norwood Hamilton classification I II Va VI or VII. You can see an…

Name: GeorgeQuestion: Does the LaserComb work for receding hairlines?Answer: The LaserComb is not recommended to be used by men…

Question: How long do I need to continue treatment for male hair loss?

Name: Ali Question: How long do I need to continue treatment for male hair loss? Answer: Treatment for Male Pattern Hair Loss (MPH) generally needs to be on-going. As long as DHT is present in the…

Name: Ali Question: How long do I need to continue treatment for male hair loss? Answer: Treatment for Male Pattern Hair…

Alopecia Areata Success: "my hair is growing back"

Good afternoon from Korea. Just to let your team know that after using your treatment for 6 weeks my hair is growing back slowly and steadily. My bald patches are not as noticable and sightly as…

Good afternoon from Korea. Just to let your team know that after using your treatment for 6 weeks my hair is growing back slowly…

Question: Can a woman use Minoxidil if she is pregnant?

Name: Rose Question: Can a woman use Minoxidil if she is pregnant? Answer: No, pregnant women can not use Minixidil. We would advise to wait until after delivery and breast-feeding (if applicable)…

Name: Rose Question: Can a woman use Minoxidil if she is pregnant? Answer: No, pregnant women can not use Minixidil. We…