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Factors Influencing Hair Loss and Baldness

Factors Influencing Hair Loss and Baldness


By Wanda Marie Thibodeaux


With hair having a huge influence over both appearance and social interaction, hair loss is not desirable. In some cases, hair […]

January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Health Baldness In Women

Baldness and thinning of the hair is often thought of as a male problem. Nothing could be further from the truth. Women, […]

January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Scalp micro-pigmentation training Vancouver, B.C.

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Scalp micro-pigmentation training Vancouver, B.C.
This is the Vancouver Paramedical Clinic’s graduating class December 2015.
Congratulations to these well trained, very […]

December 16th, 2015|SMP Training|

15 Herbal Remedies To Prevent Baldness

15 Herbal Remedies To Prevent Baldness



Cranial hair loss, whether partial or complete, is a condition known as alopecia. Commonly referred to as male pattern baldness, poor nutrition is its […]

December 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Beware of low cost SMP clinics

Almost anyone can appreciate a well-made tattoo. There is a lot of expertise that goes into creating such a thing of beauty. Being technical is only a small part […]

February 28th, 2015|SMP Advice|

Not all scalp micropigmentation clinics are the same

Prospective clients will definitely avoid a certain scalp micropigmentation clinic knowing that it does not render a quality output. This is evidenced by the poor result of the service […]

February 28th, 2015|SMP Advice|

How long will it take for a scalp micropigmentation treatment to heal?

A good hair loss remedy is something that can be counted upon. There is no need to worry about any adverse reactions to the treatment or more hair being […]

February 17th, 2015|SMP Advice|

What are the side effects of a scalp micropigmentation treatment?

Looking for something that does not exist is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. At least there is a chance at success though minimal, with the […]

February 17th, 2015|SMP Advice|

The disadvantages of scalp micropigmentation

It is a good thing indeed to be able to find a remedy for hair loss that is reliable. Being able to count on it day in and day […]

February 17th, 2015|SMP Advice|

Scalp micropigmentation and the potential pitfalls

Treatment for hair loss has become more advanced and efficient these days than a decade ago. The current developments definitely outmatch the common toupee once so popular during its […]

February 17th, 2015|SMP Advice|

Are you literally pulling your hair out?

It is estimated that around 110 million people worldwide suffer from trichotillomania (TTM) – a condition that causes overwhelming urges to pull one’s own hair. This week, International No […]

January 27th, 2015|Hair Loss Advice|

Possible cure for both hair loss and obesity discovered

A new discovery showing how activated fat tissue growth in the skin below the hair follicle could lead to the development of a cream to dissolve fat. In particular, […]

January 24th, 2015|Hair Loss Advice|

Scalp micropigmentation and FUE scars

The use of scalp micropigmentation techniques to camouflage hair transplant scars is well documented, however we regularly receive requests for specific information about how SMP can cover FUE […]

January 19th, 2015|SMP For Scars|

Tricopigmentation versus scalp micropigmentation

As with all things, when people gain interest in something in large numbers, it gets commercialized very quickly. The same applies to scalp micropigmentation. As more people have come […]

January 15th, 2015|SMP Advice|

What are the main reasons for hair loss?

Losing your hair is never a particularly welcome event. For many people it is something of an expected inevitability. For example as a man ages it is perfectly normal […]

January 10th, 2015|Hair Loss Advice|

Why choose VPC for scalp micropigmentation training?

SMP trainingVancouver Paramedical Clinic remains Canada’s number one destination for scalp micropigmentation. No other provider in Canada offers the same level of […]

January 5th, 2015|SMP Training|

Before, during and after a scalp micropigmentation treatment

At Vancouver Paramedical Clinic we are often asked how the scalp micropigmentation process actually works. We believe that most people who ask this question are trying to visualize themselves […]

December 23rd, 2014|SMP Advice|

What is the best hair loss treatment for men?

The Internet is replete with placebo remedies in the form of snake oils and sugar pills. Those that are undergoing hair loss are starting to find it difficult to […]

December 18th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

How scalp micropigmentation can work with longer hair

Hair loss can be treated in different ways. There are those that opt for medicine over hair treatments though this could lead to side effects that could exist long […]

December 17th, 2014|SMP Advice, SMP For Women|

What pain can be expected during a scalp micropigmentation procedure?

A scalp micropigmentation treatment requires that a specialized tool be used specifically for this purpose. It deposits ink in the same way that a tattoo procedure does. This is […]

December 14th, 2014|SMP Advice|

How Biotin can stop you losing your hair

There are many reasons why one can experience hair loss. Androgenic alopecia or male pattern baldness is a condition that is experienced by over seventy percent of men. It […]

December 8th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

Erectile dysfunction caused by finasteride use

Hair loss is a condition that most men would like to remedy. It can be a source of great unease and is a situation that can potentially trigger feelings […]

December 4th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

Does DermMatch cause any real side effects?

This product has been sold for decades and has acquired a good reputation ever since 1992. However, there have been allegations that DermMatch has potential detrimental side effects. True, […]

December 2nd, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

How common is hair loss after pregnancy?

Everyone’s hair goes through stages of growth. Hair follicles take turns going through these stages, exhibiting them at certain times on different areas of the scalp. This is called […]

December 1st, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

Scalp micropigmentation qualifications and accreditations – Your options

The scalp micropigmentation industry is virtually unregulated. The situation is the same around the world, wherever you hail from. In some countries SMP technicians are obliged to adhere to […]

November 28th, 2014|SMP Training|

Is anemia the cause of your hair loss?

The different reasons for hair loss, particularly in males, are usually influenced by genetics. There are also a good number of hair loss cases that have been caused by […]

November 25th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

LeBron James and his hair loss saga

The NBA has never had an athlete as dominant as LeBron James. His natural abilities cannot even be compared to Michael Jordan who is considered to be the greatest […]

November 25th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

What can cause sudden hair loss in women?

Hair loss is expected to affect seventy percent of all men at the age of thirty. Women on the other hand, will experience hair loss as well. They will […]

November 19th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

The link between hair loss and iron deficiency

There was a finding by the dermatologists of the Cleveland Clinic that iron may be the key to the regrowth of hair. Forty years of research back the claim […]

November 17th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

The real story behind Matthew McConaughey’s hair transplant

The 2014 Oscars were not only about who were awarded for their exemplary work in their chosen craft. It was also about this certain movie star with the famous […]

November 16th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

Is Joel McHale going bald?

Television show host Joel McHale has certainly made a name for himself on the networks. He is not only a talented television personality but a writer and producer as […]

November 10th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

Beware of bad ‘hair tattoo’ clinics

Before the term ‘scalp micropigmentation’ came into being, people actually referred to this kind of hair loss treatment as a hair tattoo. The term hair tattoo was so loosely […]

November 7th, 2014|SMP Advice|

African American men and scalp micropigmentation

Scalp micropigmentation or SMP is the treatment of choice for those in the advanced stages of male pattern baldness. It is where hair loss is so prevalent that doing […]

November 7th, 2014|SMP Advice|

What causes alopecia and how can it be treated?

When discussing the condition of alopecia, it is important to make the distinction between ‘real’ alopecia and androgenetic alopecia. The androgenetic variety is more commonly known as male pattern […]

November 3rd, 2014|Alopecia|

Why did Mel Gibson resort to hair transplant surgery?

In 1985 Mel Gibson was named the sexiest man alive. Gradually however, his luscious locks began to recede and his roles in Hollywood changed. He was being portrayed with […]

October 30th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

Menopause, hormones and hair loss

There is a lot of information out there about menopause, in books and on the Internet. Most people are familiar with the major symptoms- hot flashes, mood swings, anxiety […]

October 28th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

Aftercare and maintenance guidelines for scalp micropigmentation clients

Once you have completed the scalp micropigmentation process, your main aim will be to get back to your normal life. We receive a lot of questions about what […]

October 27th, 2014|SMP Advice|

LeBron James definitely had a hair transplant procedure

LeBron JamesHair loss treatments are big business, as the loss of hair becomes a bigger issue for men worldwide. It’s no […]

October 27th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

A hair transplant procedure for Salman Khan

There has been a growing amount of hype brought about by celebrities from different countries, and the hair transplant methods that are employed to maintain their youthful looks. One […]

October 27th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

How to hide evidence of your hair transplant procedure

Avoiding detection has always been a hot topic among those who have undergone a hair transplant. An entire volume could be written about this.

Back in the 1980s it was […]

October 23rd, 2014|SMP Advice|

Does scalp micropigmentation hurt?

It is okay to feel apprehensive about your scalp micropigmentation procedure. Men and women from all walks of life have similar concerns about the potential pain they may experience […]

October 22nd, 2014|SMP Advice|

Scalp micropigmentation and scalp scars

Scalp micropigmentation is a great way to enhance your image, appear younger and boost self-confidence, however there are various applications for micropigmentation treatment, the covering of scars and […]

October 19th, 2014|SMP For Scars|

Did John Travolta have a hair transplant?

If you think that celebrities have an easier life when it comes to hair loss, think again. They experience the same issues as you do, and fair enough, they […]

October 18th, 2014|Celebrity Hair Loss|

The cost of scalp micropigmentation

One of the main considerations of any hair loss procedure is its affordability. Different options involve different costs, and clearly if an option is to be considered viable, it […]

October 16th, 2014|SMP Advice|

Scalp micropigmentation to successfully combat alopecia areata

SMP can be used to hide alopecia, the most common form of which is alopecia areata. You must first know the following information before undergoing treatment.

Alopecia areata, a short […]

October 13th, 2014|Alopecia|

Why is the best SMP training so important?

Far from just going through the motions, your scalp micropigmentation training program plays a significant role in defining your career in the SMP industry.

To become a successful scalp pigmentation […]

October 10th, 2014|SMP Training|

How to become a scalp micropigmentation technician

The scalp micropigmentation sector is one of the most exciting industries to be in right now. Interest in SMP treatments is exploding around the world, and clinics are growing […]

October 8th, 2014|SMP Training|

Early hair loss and prostate cancer

Most guys don’t want to look in the mirror and discover they’re losing their hair – especially if they’re still in their twenties. Even more disturbing, early hair loss […]

September 9th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|

The hair growth cycle

While there are many theories as to why premature hair thinning occurs there is scientific knowledge on the mechanism of hair cell death. The following is the hair growth […]

September 9th, 2014|Hair Loss Advice|


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