The Wellness Hub

August 19, 2018

7 Everyday Things That Could Be Making Your Hair Loss Worse

Dealing with hair loss is hard enough. The last thing you want to do is make it worse.

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February 22, 2017

What Lifestyle Factors Cause Hair Loss?

For some guys going bald is no big deal. For others, the first sign of thinning hair or a receding hairline can shatter confidence and be a source of constant angst. Hair loss is extremely common and affects up to 30% of men by the age of 30 and 50% of men by the age of 50.

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February 2, 2017

Does Building Muscle & Taking Performance Enhancing Drugs Cause Hair Loss & Baldness?

We’re often asked about the impact lifestyle factors have on hair loss. One client recently questioned whether or not so called ‘testosterone boosting’ activity might accelerate hair loss. Don’t stress. Pumping weights, having sex and changing your diet will not sufficiently boost endogenous (within the body) DHT levels to cause accelerated hair loss or balding. Levels of hormone within the body are tightly regulated by feedback mechanisms, such that any of these activities are unlikely to cause any measurable hormonal fluctuation for long periods of time.

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January 27, 2017

Can Smoking Cause Hair Loss?

We all know how terrible smoking is for your health. It is a well established major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and a variety of cancers. Many young people write these conditions off as diseases for the elderly and continue to smoke. However, what if smoking was affecting you right now? What if smoking was contributing to you going bald or hair loss?

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August 26, 2016

Female Pattern Baldness OR Female Hair Loss - Explained

Hair loss or hair thinning is a common source of anxiety for many women. The hair on our head is our most visible secondary sexual characteristic and its purpose is almost purely aesthetic. Long, thick hair in women has long been equated with beauty and femininity. It is therefore not surprising that hair loss in women can have more significant psychosocial consequences than it does in men.

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June 27, 2016

Can Stress Cause Hair Loss or Affect Hair Regrowth?

What does stress do to my hair?

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May 12, 2016

Understanding Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth Means understanding Dihydrotestosterone (DHT)

Dihydrotestosterone (often abbreviated to DHT) is the hormone that lies at the epicentre of balding. DHT may also be referred to as 5α-dihydrotestosterone (5α-DHT) or 5α-androstan-17β-ol-3-one. Don't be confused; they're all the same thing!

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April 8, 2016

Can You Get Hair Loss from Dandruff & An Itchy Scalp

Hair loss is common and often a great source of anxiety that affects thousands of men and women in Australia. Almost 30% of men are going bald by the time they hit 30 and nearly half of all men are bald by 50.

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March 27, 2016

Myths About Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth - Separating Hair Loss Fact from Fiction

There are lots of myths about hair loss and hair regrowth that get thrown around. The Mosh medical team has debunked some of the most common myths about hair loss. We wish to debunk myths about hair loss.

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March 5, 2016

The Causes of Male Pattern Baldness or Androgenic Alopecia

Half your mop in the bathroom sink? Hairs clogging the shower drain? A rapidly receding hairline? ‘Why me?’ you might ask. ‘How can I explain this cruel and unjust punishment?’

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