We all understand that our bodies change as we get older. One of the more visible changes is in our hair. The majority of men experience some degree of hair loss by age 35… and the vast majority of men experience hair loss by age 50. [Read more…] about 3 Ways Your Hair Changes with Age
Many of us know that stress plays a role in hair thinning or hair loss. Specifically, telogen effluvium is a type of hair loss associated with high stress where a high number of hair follicles on your scalp end up being pushed into the resting phase together, which results in a disproportionately large amount of hair to shed or fall out together resulting in noticeable hair thinning. [Read more…] about Lack of Sleep and Hair Loss
Many of us find ourselves closely examining our hair from time to time to make sure it is still all there. It can be easy to over-analyze and look at anything as a sign of balding. For instance, as men get older their hairline matures… which is different from a receding hairline. This happens naturally as men go from their teenage years into adulthood with their hairline climbing up about an inch. [Read more…] about Early Signs Of Balding
International Men’s Health Week this year is the week of June 14th through the 20th. Men’s Health Week was started here in the United States nearly three decades ago to coincide with Father’s Day and to raise awareness of preventable health problems that affect boys and men. While there are certainly more serious problems that can affect men than hair loss, there are a number of health problems that include hair loss as a side effect which are preventable. [Read more…] about Men’s Health Week
Our health is important to us, and over the years what we need to do to stay healthy can change. Changes in our diets, how much we exercise, how much we sleep, and more become required. We have previously discussed how lack of sleep can cause hair loss. Just as how much you sleep can affect your hair, how much you exercise can too. [Read more…] about Does Too Much Exercise Cause Hair Loss?
Hair loss is nothing new. Baldness in ancient times did exist so people have been searching for a long time for solutions to problems with their appearance, including hair loss. Before modern treatments, like ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration procedures, people tried all sorts of bizarre methods to cure hair loss. [Read more…] about Bizarre Baldness Cures Throughout History
Many of us have preconceived notions about what baldness means on other people. While we often negatively think about baldness for ourselves, some positive stereotypes do go along with it. Among those positive associates are those who perceive male baldness as being a sign of intelligence, maturity, being better educated, and more successful. [Read more…] about Intelligence & Hair Loss: Do Smart People Lose More Hair?
The common misconception – and stereotype – is that women care more about their hair than men. Not only is that largely untrue but certain studies in recent years have shown a sizable number of men care more about their hair than women.
Over the past few years, we have seen the advent of the man bun increase discussion on men’s hair styles. Changes in diet and exercise mean that people look younger for longer… so there has been more focus on appearance, which also affects men. Advances in hair restoration and maintenance have also helped spotlight men’s hair. [Read more…] about Why Has Hair Become So Important to Men?
Tinea Capitis is better known as ringworm; specifically of the scalp. As you may know, ringworm is not a worm but rather a topical fungal infection. It causes patches of scaly, itchy skin to pop up across your scalp which damages your hair follicles and causes bald spots. While Tinea Capitis mostly affects children, as a highly contagious fungal infection it can spread to adults and even house pets. [Read more…] about What Is Tinea Capitis?