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Question: Is it ok to use hair loss treatments alongside body-building supplements?

Name: Abu Kaler Question: I am a professional body builder and use a lot of supplements such as protien, amino acids and cruically testosterone each day. I have thinning hair on top of my head with a…

Name: Abu Kaler Question: I am a professional body builder and use a lot of supplements such as protien, amino acids and…

Question: Minoxidil causes a white powder like residue on my scalp. How can I control this?

Name: Lorraine Question: I have been using Minoxidil 4% for nearly 9 months. However it causes a white powder like residue on my scalp. How can I control this? Answer: Like you, I use Minoxidil (5%…

Name: Lorraine Question: I have been using Minoxidil 4% for nearly 9 months. However it causes a white powder like residue on…

HairlossANSWERS blog header reader questions Belgravia Centre

How Much Does a Full Hair Loss Treatment Course Cost?'

Name: Ian MitchellQuestion: Roughly how much does a full hair loss treatment course cost?Answer: Hi, Ian. The cost of a Belgravia hair loss treatment programme, as well as the duration of the course,…

Name: Ian MitchellQuestion: Roughly how much does a full hair loss treatment course cost?Answer: Hi, Ian. The cost of a Belgravia…

Question: My sister has bald patches - what can you recommend?

Name: Marie Ward Question: my sister has bald patches on her head, her doctor has given her Nizoral shampoo - I looked it up on the net it says it's for dandruff?? What do you recommend please?…

Name: Marie Ward Question: my sister has bald patches on her head, her doctor has given her Nizoral shampoo - I looked it up…

Question: My son has a bald patch - could it be Alopecia Areata?

Name: Vikki Wheatley Question: I have a 2 and a half year old little boy, last night someone pointed out that he had two slight balding patches on the back of his head. I've checked them and they…

Name: Vikki Wheatley Question: I have a 2 and a half year old little boy, last night someone pointed out that he had two…

Question: Hair loss from dread-locks...

Question: I had many plates and dreadlocks in the past and now I have some areas with no hair on the sides, what can I do? Answer: Please see the following post, which answers your question fully -…

Question: I had many plates and dreadlocks in the past and now I have some areas with no hair on the sides, what can I do?…

What can I do about a patch of Alopecia Areata?'

Question: I have been diagnosed with Alopecia Areata. I only have one bold spot. At first it was the size of 50 pence, and in 3 weeks it got bigger. Now it’s the size of 3 hand fingers put together.…

Question: I have been diagnosed with Alopecia Areata. I only have one bold spot. At first it was the size of 50 pence, and in 3…

Question: Can acupuncture be used for Alopecia?

Name: Jane Question: Are you aware of anyone being treated using acupuncture for Alopecia, particularly as Alopecia may be caused by stress and if so could you please pass on relevant information?…

Name: Jane Question: Are you aware of anyone being treated using acupuncture for Alopecia, particularly as Alopecia may be…

Question: Can Minoxidil lead to excessive facial hair?

Name: Francois Question: Will using Minoxidil lead to excess facial hair and if so, is there a remedy for this? Answer: Excessive facial hair from Minoxidil is a very rare side effect and will…

Name: Francois Question: Will using Minoxidil lead to excess facial hair and if so, is there a remedy for this? Answer:…

Question: I lost hair 3 months after moving house - will the hair return?

Name: Nicky Question: In July 2006 I moved house. 3 months later, in October I started to notice large amounts of hair falling from all over my head. At its peak, I was counting over 300 hairs per…

Name: Nicky Question: In July 2006 I moved house. 3 months later, in October I started to notice large amounts of hair…

Question: Do you do NHS wigs?

Name: J Rance Question: Do you do NHS wigs? Answer: As we are a private clinic we do not provide wigs on the NHS. I would advise you contact the NHS to find out if and where you can find this…

Name: J Rance Question: Do you do NHS wigs? Answer: As we are a private clinic we do not provide wigs on the NHS. I would…

Question: I know that DHT causes body hair growth as well as hair loss - why am I losing my hair but my body and facial hair is minimal?

Name: Gary  Question: It is strange that I have hair recession because I have a very young face for my age - I lack facial hair, for example. As DHT is responsible for beard growth in men as well as…

Name: Gary  Question: It is strange that I have hair recession because I have a very young face for my age - I lack facial hair,…

HairlossANSWERS blog header reader questions Belgravia Centre

Can I Use Crescina With My Male Hair Loss Treatments?'

Name: Not providedQuestion: I have been reading about a product called Crescina. Is it any good? Can this be used if I am already using finasteride and High Strength Minoxidil, as it also has to be…

Name: Not providedQuestion: I have been reading about a product called Crescina. Is it any good? Can this be used if I am already…

Question: Do I have Female Pattern Hair Loss?

Name: Bonita Question: I am a 26 years old female, and about two years ago I noticed my hair was falling out more than normal. I put it down to stress (I had recently split with my boyfriend and had…

Name: Bonita Question: I am a 26 years old female, and about two years ago I noticed my hair was falling out more than…

Question: Does coconut oil prevent hair loss?

Name: Ahmed Question: Does coconut oil prevent hair loss and if it does how often should i use it? Answer: There is a simple answer to this - no! There are many so-called miracle cures" and…"

Name: Ahmed Question: Does coconut oil prevent hair loss and if it does how often should i use it? Answer: There is a…