Introduction to Hair Loss

Over the many years in clinical practice here at the Spencer Clinic, we have come to understand that the majority of hair fall or hair loss complaints are known to be linked to genetics, autoimmune conditions and disruption to our systemic health. When one is experiencing a hair fall/loss problem, the first most important step to take is to find out WHY.

Once the cause of the hair fall/ hair loss has been ascertained, in most cases, the condition can then be treated and, therefore, improved.

It is the specialised training and ongoing experience that allows a trichologist to recognise the symptoms, the clinical features and the cause of a complaint. Deep, stimulative treatment can then be offered together with the necessary back up which may include blood tests, dietary information, and products for home help etc.

Blood tests are often very necessary and we are happy to liaise with your GP. We have established a relationship with practitioners in Endocrinology and Dermatology and are happy to offer referral when the need arises.

The word ALOPECIA simply means ‘a loss of hair’ and is used as a prefix for a variety of hair fall complaints. Many problems concerning hair fall or a loss of hair can relate to hormonal deficiencies or imbalances in the blood as well as specific blood complaints or, conditions within our system that affect the blood.

One must also consider the nervous system, prescribed medication, anaesthetics, nutrition, pregnancy, lactation, contraception etc.

In fact, almost anything that alters the general physical and mental well being can contribute to hair fall. This is why a thorough consultation with an experienced trichologist is so important.

If you suffer with a hair fall condition and wish to find out more about how The Spencer Clinic may be able to help you, simply call us today on 020 7584 4255 or get a Free Online Diagnosis