Coping with hair loss from cancer treatment

A diagnosis of cancer brings with it a whole host of difficult emotions for a patient and their family. Losing your hair can be one of the distressing challenges faced by many on their already arduous journey through treatment. Kate Corney was 29 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2014, and remembers the trauma well. Kate says: “When I started losing my hair, it was coming out in chunks. I remember taking a shower one day and it was possibly one of the most traumatic things I’ve ever done because I washed my hair and it...

Female Pattern Baldness: new hair technology can now add volume.

Most women who take a seat in the hairdresser’s chair are desperate for thick, luscious hair. For many, the common complaint of lank, lacklustre locks can be dealt with a blow dry and some styling products, but for some the issue is more serious. Hair loss and thinning hair can become a problem for women who struggle to disguise an exposed scalp or patchy bald areas. In fact, it can be quite a traumatic experience, yet many suffer in silence, losing self-esteem, spending hours trying to hide thin partings, even avoiding social occasions. The most common cause of hair loss in women...