hair loss

  • No hair, don’t care… or should you?


    Posted on 30 June 2016

    Our hair is such a big part of who we are that when it starts falling out, for some it can be a catastrophe. Dr Willie Visser, a dermatologist at Mediclinic Milnerton and head of dermatology at the University of Stellenbosch, says there’s hope for treating baldness if you start early enough.

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  • Your hair questions answered

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 22 November 2012

    We’ve all had a bad hair day at some point in our lives. But did you know that much of your hair is actually dead? Or that anaemia or thyroid conditions can cause sudden hair loss?

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  • Is your thyroid a problem?


    Posted on 23 October 2012

    Thyroid disorders aren’t unusual. While South African figures are unknown but US statistics suggest that about 13-million adults are diagnosed with thyroid disorders each year, and it’s estimated that for every diagnosis there is someone who is undiagnosed.

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