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How Do Testosterone Levels Affect Hair Growth?

Testosterone is an important hormone produced primarily by men and plays an important role not only in the development of male reproductive tissues but in many other functions and characteristics of the body. Hair follicles in particular are known to be sensitive to...

The Pendulum Swings Back and Forth…

Every woman is an individual and of course, the answers to these questions and others need to be given in that context; a one to one appointment with a doctor who is up to date and in touch with the realities of the perimenopause and postmenopausal life is just...

Is the male menopause a real thing?

Female menopause certainly is real: for all women the ovaries stop producing hormones in middle life . The drop in hormone levels from youth to middle age is dramatic and universal. In that context, the term male menopause is very misleading. There is no sudden drop...

Never Too Young

Why? Changes in lifestyle and diet especially red meat and processed meats have been confirmed as one contributory factor and up to 30% of cases have some genetic factors. But because both patients and doctors make an assumption that “ it can’t be cancer” in...

Tan or Not to Tan??

We have all seen people with pink , red and even blistering skin around so it is little surprise that incidence rates for melanoma skin cancer are projected to rise by 7% in the UK between 2014 and 2035, to 32 cases per 100,000 people by 2035. 1 in 54 people will be...