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Genetics and Male Pattern Hair Loss: An Interview with Dr. Jerry Cooley

Download Transcript In this episode, Dr. Simon Pimstone is joined by Dr. Jerry Cooley, a pioneer in the field of surgical hair transplantation and lead surgeon at the Cooley Hair Centre, based out...

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How Hair Loss Affects Low Self-Confidence in Men

Feeling confident when going through hair loss can be difficult and the pressures from social media can make it even harder. Addressing your hair loss and exploring possible treatment options could...

Men's HealthMan sitting on his bed looking depressed about his hair loss.

Feeling Depressed About Going Bald?

Struggling with the emotional side of hair loss? Join us as we address the psychological impacts of hair loss and what you can do if you're feeling depressed about balding.

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3 Ways to Support Your Partner with Hair Loss

For many people, hair loss is a sensitive issue. But what if that person is someone you know and deeply care about? What's the best way to support your partner with hair loss? Read our guide on how...

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Finasteride and Prostate Health

Finasteride is known for its ability to lower DHT concentrations, which can offer patients suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) major relief from symptoms. It accomplishes this by lowe...

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Minoxidil for Beard Growth

When it comes to patchy or sparse beard hair, there is no shortage of treatments that claim to be effective. But do any of these actually work? Minoxidil has been identified as a potential treatmen...

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Steroids and Hair Loss

Anabolic steroids are performance enhancing substances that mimic the effects of male sex steroid hormones. There has been speculation that anabolic steroid use can cause hair loss in some men. The...

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Male Pattern Baldness Gene

Whether hair loss comes from the father’s or mother’s side of the family is a hotly debated topic. It’s a common misconception that balding comes from the mother’s side of the family. Baldness is m...

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Does Testosterone Cause Hair Loss?

It's no secret that androgens contribute to the development of pattern hair loss in people with a family history of hair loss. But does testosterone cause hair loss? Or is the hormone story a bit m...