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Blood Tests

Blood tests can be an extremely useful tool during a hair loss investigation, particularly with female hair loss issues. Hair loss is often a symptom of another health issue, rather than a condition in its own right, so finding out how things are on the inside can be crucial to tackling a hair loss issue […]

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Thyroid and Hair Loss

What is the thyroid? The Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the neck just behind the larynx (voice box). The thyroid is divided into 2 main regions, the right and left lobes which are connected by a narrow passage called the isthmus. The thyroid consists of tiny sacs called follicular cells which secrete

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Stress and Hair Loss

Stress and Hair Loss We often think of stress as a bad thing, but it is in fact one of the best ‘built in’ survival mechanisms we have! Otherwise known as the ‘Fight or Flight response’, our body is designed to react quickly to immediate threats and perceived danger. The release of adrenal hormones (cortisol

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