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Keep An Eye Out: Signs Of Going Bald

Keep An Eye Out: Signs Of Going Bald

Baldness is a natural part of growing old for many people, but our society has long associated attractiveness and youth with having hair – hence why so many people find hair loss so distressing. Hair loss is often accompanied by feelings of shame or embarrassment, but by knowing the signs to look out for, you … Read more

Hair Regeneration That Really Works

Hair Regeneration Treatments - Prevent, Treat & Stop Hair Loss

Hair regeneration is difficult, but it can be achieved with the help of expert trichologists, such as those on the Advanced Hair Studio team. The reason that your hair may be thinning or falling out is due to damage sustained by or a shrinking of the hair follicles – the structures that house and support … Read more

The Top 5 Hair Problems

The Top 5 Hair Problems

Hair is a living part of our bodies, and from time to time will experience some problems. Knowing what the most common maladies are and how to treat them (or, when to seek professional help) can help you keep your hair looking thick and strong for years to come. Hair Loss Hair loss is incredibly … Read more

Receding Hairline At 20? There is a Solution

Receding Hairline At 20? There is a Solution

If you are in your early 20s and start to notice that your hair is thinning, or falling out, it is entirely understandable that you might be feeling a tad concerned. After all, hair loss is usually an older person’s problem, reserved for men and women in their 60s and 70s. So, you may be … Read more

Do You Have Long Hair and a Receding Hairline? Here’s What To Do

Hair Replacement

A receding hairline is a common side effect of age, and signals that more advanced hair loss is likely to take place. After all, pattern hair loss will affect nearly half of all men and a third of all women by the time they reach their 50s. Despite being so widespread, a receding hairline can … Read more

Is Hair Transplant Permanent?

Is Hair Transplant Permanent

We know that hair loss is a devastating blow, often occurring without warning. As such, it is important to know the types of treatments that are available and, more importantly, which treatments are permanent. The internet is littered with claims of previously unknown cures for hair loss. However, hair is far too important to be … Read more

Do DHT Blockers Work?

Do DHT Blockers Work?

What is DHT? Hair loss is often an embarrassing and devastating blow to your self-esteem. It can be a confusing set of changes to your quality of life, and for some appears out of nowhere. However, the main cause of hair loss has been identified – and it comes from an unlikely source. Research has … Read more

Propecia and Hair Loss: Dispelling the Myths

Propecia and Hair Loss

What Is Propecia? Male pattern baldness is an unfortunately common side effect of age, affecting roughly half of people by the time they reach their 40s. One of the key offenders in accelerating this is dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a hormone derived from testosterone that binds to and shrinks hair follicles, preventing healthy hair growth. Finasteride (traded … Read more

What is DHT?


DHT (dihydrotestosterone) performs many roles in the body. Primarily it is an androgen that is responsible for creating the features that are typical of makes, such as body hair, muscle mass and a deeper voice. The hormone testosterone is converted into DHT by the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase (5-AR). DHT and Hair Loss The most common type … Read more