Determine If you are a candidate for a Trichologist
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, premature thinning, balding, or scalp disorders are likely in your future and you should consult a Trichologist. Remember, early detection and early treatment is the best defense for anyone with hair or scalp disorder.
Do receding hairlines, thinning or balding exist on your mother’s or father’s side of the family?
Do you suffer from acne?
Do you have oily skin or scalp?
Do you have a thyroid imbalance?
For females, do you have facial hair?
For males, do you have excessive body hair?
Do you crave sugar constantly and have gained or lost more than 15 pounds recently?
For females, are you menopausal?
Have you experienced excessive emotional stress?
Have you been diagnosed as anemic?
Do you have a high fat intake?
Are you presently, or have been, on a weight-loss diet?
Do you suffer from digestive disorders?
Do you experience frequent illness?
Do you frequently use antibiotics or medications?
Do you have poor blood circulation?
Do you believe that vitamin and mineral supplements are unnecessary?
Have you had exposure to air pollutants/toxins?
Have you recently given birth or had a recent surgery?
Is your scalp flaky, crusty, inflamed, or itchy?
Has your scalp been injured?
Do you experience irregular or infrequent bowel movements?
Have you been diagnosed with a scalp fungus?
Have you been experiencing excessive hair shedding?