Hair Fall

Understand everything there is to know about hair fall, find out why it's not inevitable and what you can do about it.

  • Trichotillomania: causes and treatments

    Trichotillomania: causes and treatments

    Trichotillomania is a disorder characterised by an irresistible and recurrent urge to pull out one's own hair, often leading to significant hair loss and distress. Linked to anxiety and stress, it oscillates between...
  • Biotin for hair: does it really work?

    Biotin for hair: does it really work?

    Biotin, often presented as a key component of hair products, is attracting growing interest from those looking to improve the health and appearance of their hair. This B vitamin, known as B7 or H, is an essential component of...
  • Scalp cyst: when should you worry?

    Scalp cyst: when should you worry?

    The scalp, like other parts of our skin, can sometimes show abnormalities, such as the appearance of cysts. While most of these formations are benign and harmless, it's natural to wonder about their nature and the possible causes.
  • What is scarring alopecia?

    What is scarring alopecia?

    Scarring alopecia is a form of alopecia resulting from the permanent destruction of hair follicles. This form of baldness differs from other types of alopecia in that the hair loss is permanent. How does it happen?
  • What is actinic keratosis of the scalp?

    What is actinic keratosis of the scalp?

    The scalp, often forgotten in our sun protection routine, is nonetheless an area vulnerable to the harmful effects of UV rays. One of the major concerns in hair dermatology is actinic keratosis of the scalp, a precancerous condition that can lead to...
  • 8 tips for healthy hair

    8 tips for healthy hair

    Like our skin, our hair reflects our general state of health and the care we give it. Shiny, supple, strong hair is what many people want, but how do we achieve it? External aggressions, the...
  • Hair bulb: what you need to know

    Hair bulb: what you need to know

    At the base of each strand of hair is a vital structure, the hair bulb, which guarantees the health and growth of your hair. This small component underlying the scalp is at the heart of many questions...
  • What role does folic acid play in hair?

    What role does folic acid play in hair?

    Folic acid, often mentioned in the context of prenatal health, is much more than just a beneficial nutrient during pregnancy. This vitamin also plays a significant role in hair health. From shine to the prevention of...
  • Autoimmune disease and hair loss: what you need to know

    Autoimmune disease and hair loss: what you need to know

    Hair loss, a phenomenon often associated with genetic factors or stressful events, can also be a tell-tale sign of more profound health problems, in particular autoimmune diseases. Understanding the link between autoimmune diseases...
  • Scalp pruritus: causes and treatment

    Scalp pruritus: causes and treatment

    Scalp pruritus, more commonly known as itchy scalp, is a skin problem that can affect anyone at any time in their lives. It is often accompanied by feelings of discomfort, irritation...
  • Lichen planus pilaris: how is it treated?

    Lichen planus pilaris: how is it treated?

    Lichen planus pilaris (LPP) is a skin condition which, although relatively unknown, has a significant impact on the quality of life of sufferers. Characterised by a persistent inflammation of the scalp, this autoimmune disease causes scarring alopecia, which...
  • Hair loss and breastfeeding: what you need to know

    Hair loss and breastfeeding: what you need to know

    Hair loss after childbirth, often accentuated during the breastfeeding period, is a phenomenon that worries many young mothers. Behind this experience, which can be a source of concern, lies a complex mix of hormonal changes, needs and...
  • Hair loss: what is its symbolic meaning?

    Hair loss: what is its symbolic meaning?

    Hair health and beauty have always played an important role in people's lives, transcending the purely aesthetic aspect to take on connotations that are deeply rooted in the human psyche. Hair loss, or alopecia, is not just a...
  • What illnesses are linked to hair loss?

    What illnesses are linked to hair loss?

    Although hair loss is often associated with aesthetic problems and low self-esteem, it can also be a sign of more serious underlying illnesses. Underlying causes can range from autoimmune disorders,...
  • Testosterone and hair loss: the role of hormones

    Testosterone and hair loss: the role of hormones

    Testosterone, a predominantly male hormone, plays a central role in hair growth and loss. For some, its conversion to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) can influence the miniaturisation of hair follicles, leading to androgenic alopecia, a common form of hair loss.
  • What is traction alopecia?

    What is traction alopecia?

    Alopecia, the medical term for hair loss, can occur for a variety of reasons, ranging from genetic factors to skin conditions and hormonal imbalances. Among the different types of alopecia, traction alopecia is specific and...
  • Scalp irritation: what to do? 

    Scalp irritation: what to do? 

    While many of us complain that our hair gets greasy too quickly, and blame pollution, an unbalanced diet and aggressive styling rituals, we shouldn't envy those who seem to enjoy a healthy, shiny, shiny hair....
  • Summer hair loss: causes and treatment

    Summer hair loss: causes and treatment

    Is hair loss in summer normal? While we often hear the term seasonal hair loss used to describe hair loss that is more pronounced in spring or autumn, we may be right to be concerned if...
  • Hair loss due to Covid: what treatment is available?

    Hair loss due to Covid: what treatment is available?

    At the Centre Clauderer, we see a lot of people who have experienced significant hair loss after contracting and then recovering from COVID 19. These people are concerned about a visible reduction in their hair mass, a concern that is entirely due to the fact that they...
  • Hair loss, fatigue and muscle pain

    Hair loss, fatigue and muscle pain

    What illnesses cause hair loss? Hair loss - whether sudden or more insidious and gradual, and whether suffered by a man or a woman - is often resented because it has a direct impact on a person's image...
  • How can I increase my hair mass?

    How can I increase my hair mass?

    At the Centre Clauderer, we are frequently asked this question. You need to know that our hair mass is determined from birth by 2 parameters: These 2 parameters are genetic, like the colour of our eyes for example. We...
  • Peladoes: can the cause be emotional?

    Alopecia aerata: can the cause be emotional?

    Peladic hair loss is a dermatological condition characterised by the absence of hair in circular or oval areas, with no scarring. It can affect the scalp, of course, but also the eyebrows, eyelashes or any other part of the...
  • Scalp hypersensitivity: what can be done?

    Scalp hypersensitivity: what can be done?

    Sensitive scalp, also known as reactive, hyper-reactive, intolerant and irritable, is defined by the appearance of tingling, burning or prickling sensations with or without pain or itching. This scalp sensitivity is triggered by...
  • Hair loss in older women, prevention and treatment

    Hair loss in older women, prevention and treatment

    Does hair grow back after 60? At the age of 50, more than 1 in 2 women suffers hair loss. This is what we see at the Centre Clauderer. This reduction in hair mass will then become more pronounced as...