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Hair loss treatment: a comprehensive overview

Losing your hair can be an upsetting or worrying experience. It’s something that many people go through, with research estimating that up to 80% of men and 50% of women will experience pattern loss, the most common form of hair loss, during the course of their life. At The Maitland Clinic, we understand that finding the right informa...

Trichology explained

According to research, those with a full head of hair are often deemed more physically - and also socially - attractive. With these social norms at play, it’s no wonder that hair loss can have a detrimental impact on how we feel about ourselves. In a recent review of multiple hair loss studies, many of those affected by androgenetic ...

Trichology consultations with Marta Teixeira

Marta Teixeira, IAT, BN (Hons), RN (Adult), PGCert, MSc Marta is a highly qualified trichologist, nurse prescriber and dermatology specialist nurse who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss and scalp problems. As a trichologist, Marta's role is to consult patients who are suffering with hair loss or scalp problems, di...

Can intermittent fasting cause you to lose your hair?

Intermittent fasting is a popular dietary strategy that involves restricting calorie intake to specific periods of time. Its advocates claim that it can aid weight loss and improve overall health. However, while there are many benefits, some people believe it can have a negative impact on hair growth. With this in mind, a common question ...

Hair transplant options for high hairlines

If you want to lower a high hairline or reduce the appearance of a large forehead, a hair transplant can be an effective option. Continue reading to learn more about the different approaches available and the key things to consider before undergoing a hairline transplant, and what options you have for a high forehead. The main hair tra...

Traction Alopecia: hair transplant & treatment possibilities

Traction alopecia is a type of hair loss that’s caused by constant pulling on the hair follicles, often as a result of wearing tight or restrictive hairstyles. At The Maitland Clinic, we’re often asked questions such as ’How can traction alopecia be treated?’ and ‘Do hair transplants work for traction alopecia?’. In this post...

Can Traction Alopecia be reversed?

Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss that occurs when the hair is under constant tension, usually as a result of tight hairstyles like braids or ponytails. The repeated pulling damages the hair follicles and scalp, eventually leading to bald spots. The condition can be worrying and many people are keen to know whether the damage ca...

Traction Alopecia: When is it too late?

Traction alopecia can be a distressing condition, especially in the later stages when the hair loss and scarring become more noticeable. Many of the people we speak to are understandably concerned that they won’t be able to fix the damage and regrow healthy hair. So, is it ever too late to treat traction alopecia? The good news is it...

Help Hair® vitamin supplements for hair growth: a guide for patients

Help Hair® vitamins provide a combination of minerals and B-supplements that are designed to support healthy hair growth. They can be taken alone or, for best results, as part of a multi-pronged hair treatment plan.  Here is a comprehensive, expert guide to Help Hair® vitamin supplements. By Dr Edward Maitland Ball   There ar...

Fagron TrichoTest™: hair loss test to guide treatment choices

The Fagron TrichoTest™ hair loss test: How a quick and simple genetic test can help identify the hair loss treatment that’s right for you A new genetic swab hair loss test – the Fagron TrichoTest™, available from The Maitland Clinic – can save you time and money by accurately identifying the hair loss treatment that best ...

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