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How Long Does a Hair Transplant Last?

How long does a hair transplant last? The answers are debated. Nearly all the top-ranking articles on google claim that hair transplants are permanent. At first glance, this makes sense. After all, early hair transplant studies from the 1960s and 1970s found hairs transplanted to balding regions survive the duration of those studies.[1]https://nyaspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1960.tb40920.x And one editorial … Read more…

Fecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) & Accidental Hair Regrowth: Studies, Anecdotes, & Photos

Stool transplants – also known as fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) – are a controversial therapy reserved for life-threatening bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. Fascinatingly, people who’ve undergone stool transplants have later reported unintended benefits: weight loss, less acne, personality improvements, and even hair regrowth. At face value, a connection between stool transplants and hair loss … Read more…

Alopecia Areata: Causes, Treatments, & Why It’s Reversible | 2020 Review

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune form of hair loss that affects 2% of people worldwide. If you’re dealing with alopecia areata, the burden of hair loss often feels overwhelming – as the condition can progress rapidly, inexplicably, and without regard. Fortunately, alopecia areata is treatable. In many cases, it’s also reversible. The first step toward … Read more…

Microneedling For Hair Loss: What’s The Best Needle Size?

Microneedling: a powerful, under-researched hair loss therapy In the last five years, microneedling therapies have exploded in popularity – especially among hair loss sufferers. Research now shows that microneedling can increase hair counts by 15%. And as clinical evidence for microneedling continues to grow, so do the devices available to consumers: microneedle rollers, microneedle stamps, … Read more…

Hormonal Birth Control & Hair Loss: A Review Of The Evidence

Can “the pill” cause hair loss in women? Hormonal birth control is incredibly effective at achieving its intended effect: to prevent pregnancy. However, many online anecdotes suggest that birth control might also harbor unintended consequences: namely, hair loss. So, do these anecdotes align with reality? Can hormonal contraceptives actually cause hair loss? Are there factors … Read more…

Do Scalp Massages Improve Hair Loss From Androgenic Alopecia? (Our 2019 Study)

I’ve spent the last twelve years researching hair loss, and the last five years sharing everything I’ve learned on Perfect Hair Health — writing dozens of long-form articles about the causes, treatments, and misconceptions of androgenic alopecia. Today, I’m thrilled to announce another major step forward for this site and our community. We’ve just published a … Read more…