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Conditions that Can Cause Hair loss

October 10, 2014 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

It’s normal to shed around 50 to 100 hairs a day, and for some people with dark, long hair it can be much more noticeable. Most people do not notice losing hair as we have around 100,000 hairs growing in our scalp. It’s when you start to notice that you are losing hair and balding occurs that you should take notice.

There are many conditions that can cause hair loss, some more severe than the others, but whatever the condition, hair loss can have huge effects on your self-esteem and confidence, which is why we provide hair transplants at The Aesthetic Skin Clinic.

Hair loss can be caused by the following medical or mental conditions and disorders:

  • Alopecia areata – This is one of the main reasons for hair loss, it occurs when the immune system attacks the follicles of your hair. It causes round patches of hair loss.
  • Thyroid – If the thyroid glands aren’t working correctly (to regulate hormone levels) hair loss can be the result.
  • Anxiety & stress – this mental condition can lead to skin picking compulsions, which can cause hair loss. Stress can have many negative effects on the body, but hair loss isn’t always permanent.
  • Scalp infections – ringworm can infect your scalp and lead to hair loss. Infections need to be treated, however once treated hair usually grows back.
  • Trichotillomania – this is a hair pulling disorder; sufferers often have an uncontrollable urge to pull out their hair – this could be eyelashes, eyebrows, arm hair or hair from the scalp.

One of the main causes of hair loss is human hormones; the most common is probably male-pattern baldness which is hereditary. Thinning of the hair can even happen during puberty. Hormonal imbalances can be the cause of hair loss; it can be associated with pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and birth control medication.

Not all conditions lead to hair loss, however, if you do think you are suffering from one of the above conditions it is important that you see your G.P. Hair loss not only affects you physically but also emotionally and mentally. You don’t have to suffer with it though, as we provide quality hair transplants that will help you inside and out.

To book a consultation, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us. We will be more than happy to help.

 

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Autumn Skin Care Tips

September 29, 2014 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

Summer is officially over, so of course, it’s time to switch up your skincare routine. We all know that the cold, frosty wind isn’t the best treatment for our skin; it can leave it dry, calloused and red raw. So, instead of suffering through it, equip yourself with the right weapons (well, knowledge and treatments!) to fight back and have flawless skin throughout this dastardly season. To help you, we’ve compiled a few autumn skin care tips so that you can look and feel beautiful!

Hydration for the Nation!

You may not think it, but it is just as important in autumn and winter as it is in summer to keep you and your skin hydrated. Doing this is simple… drinking water! H2O really is your best friend. It can keep your skin looking healthy as it helps to flush out toxins from the body.

Exfoliate With Care

When exfoliating, do so with care as the winter can dry out your skin leaving it flaky and sore. By  exfoliating too hard or too much you can cause further damage to your skin, which isn’t pleasant! So choose gentle products designed for sensitive skin, rather than harsh chemicals!

Beware of the Sun

Although, it may not feel like it, the winter sun can still damage your skin. You don’t need to wear a high factor sunscreen every day, however it is advised that you do still protect your skin – there are many BB creams available which are complete with an added touch of sunscreen! Protecting your skin this way can prevent wrinkles and other signs of early aging.

Wash Your Gloves & Scarves

This is the season for wearing gloves, scarves and hats, and you usually do that every day. Despite this, people rarely wash these items of clothing. Your gloves pick up dirt throughout the day, not to mention the fact that your hands sweat – the same for your scarf, although it lies around your neck. Wash these items to keep them clean and prevent dirt from clogging your pores!

Keep your skin looking utterly stunning this season by following these important, yet simplistic autumn skin care tips! We’re sure you’ll feel much better inside and out. So don’t worry about the cold – simply beat it!

At the Aesthetic Skin Clinic, we are firm believers that everyone can have beautiful, flawless and healthy looking skin. We provide a range of cosmetic treatments including thermage in the UK; we are committed to providing our clients with the best services possible, so if you would like any advice please get in contact by calling 01481 736699.

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Aqualyx

April 9, 2014 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

     Ever wondered why some areas of the body never seem to shape up or slim down despite your best efforts in the gym? The answer lies in our genetic code and the way our body is programmed to store fat in case of times of hardship or famine. Stubborn pockets of fat can linger [...]

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Dr Levy

January 7, 2013 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

 BOOSTING STEM CELLS’ ACTIVITY IS THE SECRET TO YOUNGER-LOOKING SKIN   In today’s world nobody wants to look their age anymore and many people seek to restore their skin’s natural beauty. What is unique about Dr LEVI Switzerland’s® New Intense Stem Cell Line is that his Booster Cream and Serum are the World’s first cosmetics [...]

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DONATION TO TUMAINI FUND

December 18, 2012 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

Donation of £10,000 to be used to save lives in Tanzania Healthxchange and the ASC pledges to help Tumaini Fund     Tumaini Fund founder Dr Susan Wilson and Healthxchange Pharmacy’s chairman Dr John Curran, accompanied by the other directors shake on the deal which will see the charity receive £10,000 this year and next. [...]

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Forgot The Coffee!

November 29, 2012 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

The ELASTIderm Eye formulation you love, now with the added benefits of caffeine! Feeling a little tired? Give yourself a boost of caffeine! We’re not talking about your morning coffee, but actually a new eye serum by Obagi that will wake up your eyes! Introducing the new ELASTIderm Eye Complete Complex Serum—the next-generation ELASTIderm Eye [...]

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Obagi Nu Derm

July 10, 2012 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

  Obagi Nu Derm is a highly popular product which has received worldwide acclaim for a number of years now. Renowned as probably the most effective skin care brand available on the market today, Obagi has a huge number of fans all over the globe, and their popularity seems to increase with every coming year. [...]

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Latisse

July 10, 2012 | Author: Aesthetic Skin Clinic

Over the last few years, Latisse has been gaining more and more attention in the world of beauty and skin care. Brought to us by Allergan – the same people who brought us Botox – this FDA approved solution to thinning eyelashes has taken the world by storm and gained high profile proponents from all [...]

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