Can dandruff cause hair loss?
Can dandruff cause hair loss? You are in all likelihood viewing our site as you are affected by scaly and itching of scalp with hair loss. Can dandruff cause hair loss? You would have tried numerous anti dandruff shampoos and remedy available from the GP or pharmacy but without much effect? Let us first know…

Allergic Scalp Reactions
Allergic Scalp Reactions present with differing symptoms. The cause may vary. The following shows the difference between allergic reactions (allergic contact dermatitis) and irritant reactions (irritant contact dermatitis). Irritant Contact Dermatitis (irritant reaction) An irritant contact dermatitis (irritant reaction) presents as an acute skin condition m ay be caused by exposure to chemicals, solvents, acids, alkalis, adhesives, detergents…

Causes of hair loss
Causes of hair loss There are many causes of hair loss.Your hair could be thinning for various reasons or combination of reasons.  In general terms, some of the most common reasons for hair loss or thinning are: Genetics Illness Poor Diet Stress Medications Pregnancy/ Childbirth Overuse of styling aids Hormonal  Imbalance Nutritional deficiencies Hair shaft Defects… (1 comment)

Hair Facts
Hair Facts The main constituent of hair is the protein Keratin. Keratin is a remarkable protein, which is resistant to wear and tear. It is the protein that makes up feathers, claws, nails and hoofs, as well as hair. Like other proteins, keratin has very large molecules made up of smaller units called amino acids,…

Hair Shaft Defects
The following information outlines many of the hair shaft defects that we may come across at our clinic. Some are more common that other. If you are suffering from a hair shaft defect or any other hair loss or scalp condition you would be wise to seek professional opinion as them may be a symptom…

Effect of Pregnancy on Hair Effect of pregnancy on hair could be in many different ways. You’ll be surprised to know that this is often the case in both sexes, due to increased stress, anticipation and changes in lifestyle when expecting a baby. Some women report their hair looks better than ever during pregnancy. In…

Psoriasis of scalp
What is Scalp Psoriasis? Psoriasis of scalp presents as a chronic inflammatory disease which causes the skin to thicken producing silver/white or yellow scales. This scalp condition affects 3% approx. of the population. Scalp psoriasis shows no affiliation to gender, race or skin colour. Scalp psoriasis is not contagious but can be passed on genetically. Nails…