Hair loss

Male-pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss, affecting approximately 60 percent of men. About one quarter of all men start to lose hair before they reach the age of 30.

Many think of hair loss as a condition that affects only men, but members of both sexes can experience hair loss. In fact, about half of all women over the age of 65 experience female-pattern baldness.

Fortunately, Prescription Doctor delivers treatment for hair loss right to your home or office door, quickly and in discreet packaging. Complete a free consultation to get started.


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Propecia (Finasteride)

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About Hair Loss

Hair loss is often temporary but, in some cases, it can lead to total baldness. Whether you have lost a little hair or a lot, you need treatment that stops hair loss in its tracks.

Doctors refer to hair loss as “alopecia.” There are several types of hair loss; each has different symptoms and causes. These types of hair loss include:

  • Male and female-pattern baldness
  • Alopecia areata
  • Alopecia totalis
  • Traction alopecia
  • Alopecia effluvium

In male and female-pattern baldness, hair loss follows a predictable pattern of a receding hairline followed by thinning of hair on the temples and crown, which creates a horseshoe-shaped area of hair around the sides and back of the head.

Alopecia areata is a condition where coin-sized patches of baldness appear on your scalp or elsewhere on your body. The patches can be different sizes and shapes. Alopecia is often the result of an autoimmune problem that causes the body to attack itself in areas of the body with hair. The autoimmune attack causes inflammation in those areas of the body, and this inflammation causes hair to fall out. Alopecia areata can occur over a short period or cause long-term hair loss.

Alopecia totalis causes total baldness. Like alopecia areata, this condition is the result of an autoimmune disorder.

Traction alopecia occurs mainly in women and as the result of hair styling. Excessive pulling, heating, braiding, bleaching, and binding can strain the scalp and hair follicles, which leads to inflammation and hair loss.

Alopecia effluvium is temporary hair loss resulting from high stress or psychological issues. Hair loss is usually more prominent at the top of your head and around your temples, but alopecia effluvium does not usually cause a receding hairline.

Causes of Hair Loss in Men

The most common causes of hair loss in men are associated with genetic or hormonal factors. A combination of genetics, hormones, and the ageing process causes most cases of male hair loss. People with at least one parent with hair loss are more likely to experience alopecia. A male hormone related to testosterone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT), can attack hair follicles. Attacks from an overabundance of DHT can cause hair follicles to shrink and produce smaller, thinner hair.

Using certain shampoos or hair care products may damage the follicles that produce hair. These chemicals may also damage your hair to make it more susceptible to breakage and falling out.

Effects of Alopecia

If you are experiencing hair loss, you know how embarrassing and frustrating thinning hair can be. The hair that used to cover your head now sits on your comb or brush – you might even be able to see your scalp in the mirror. Thinning hair or bald patches can lead to negative moods, feelings of inadequacy, and even fears of looking unattractive.

Losing your hair can damage your self-esteem and your confidence at any age.

Benefits of Treating Hair Loss

Hair is an important part of human identity. Losing your hair, then, can be a lot like losing part of your identity. Because of the detrimental effects alopecia can have on your confidence and your psyche, the benefits of treating hair loss go far beyond simply restoring your hair growth – hair loss treatment can improve your self-identity, confidence with others, and your outlook on life.

Treating Hair Loss in Men

There are several safe and effective treatments for hair loss in men. These treatments include:

  • Hair growth products, such as Minoxidil lotion
  • Natural remedies, such as Saw Palmetto
  • Hair transplants – a surgical procedure that involves moving hair from the back of your head to the front of your scalp
  • Medications – Propecia is the first and only medication proven to treat male pattern hair loss on the top and middle front of your head. Propecia contains finasteride, which inhibits the activity of DHT.

Lifestyle changes to enhance hair growth

While hair loss may be the result of genetics and hormone imbalances, lifestyle changes may help improve the quality of your hair follicles and the hair you grow.

Eat a balanced diet: Hair follicles are made of proteins, so eating a protein-rich diet provides your follicles the nutrients they need to produce high quality hair

Choose organic shampoo: Certain chemicals can harm your hair

Consume plenty of calcium: This mineral keeps hair strong, thick and healthy

Prescription Doctor Offers Propecia to Treat Hair Loss

Prescription Doctor offers Propecia, often regarded as one of the most effective treatments for hair loss. This once-daily 1 mg tablet works by reducing hair loss and promoting the re-growth of hair.

How can prescription hair loss treatment help me?

Is thinning hair affecting your confidence and self-esteem? Prescription hair loss treatment can help by providing safe, effective means to support the growth of thick, lustrous hair.

Research results suggest that prescription medication can increase hair count; this can improve the way you feel about your hair and, ultimately, how you feel about yourself.

Using a prescription medication gives you confidence that your hair loss treatment has gained medical approval for use in humans, which means it is safe and effective.

Often, many men are either too busy or embarrassed to see their GP regarding hair loss, here you can complete our free confidential online consultation which will be reviewed by one of our partner doctors who will then recommend whether you are suitable for the use of Propecia.

If you are like many people with hair loss, you are either too busy to visit your GP or too embarrassed to bring it up during office visits. Prescription Doctor offers free confidential online consultation, in which one of our doctors will review your case, determine if Propecia is right for you, and write a prescription.

Prescription Doctor Offers Treatment for Hair Loss

Prescription Doctor offers MHRA-approved prescription treatments for a number of health issues, including Propecia to treat hair loss. We offer quick and discreet services that we personally tailor to fit your unique needs and lifestyle, without the hassle, inconvenience and embarrassment of a face-to-face appointment with your doctor. Simply place an online order for immediate shipment directly from our UK-registered pharmacy. There are no hidden fees in our all-inclusive service – prices include consultation and prescription. We offer private and confidential service along with discreet packaging and payment.

Prescription Doctor makes it easy to receive prescription treatment for hair loss. Our doctors review medical questionnaires submitted by customers and prescribe medications when appropriate. After a thorough review of the order, our pharmacy sends your medication in discreet packaging.

Cautions and exclusions

If you are allergic or intolerant to Propecia or any of its ingredients, you should not use this product. When consulting with our Prescription Doctor healthcare professionals, be sure to mention the medications you may be taking for hair loss or other conditions. Also, tell our prescriber about any medical conditions you may currently have and any significant medical conditions in the past.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hair Loss and Hair Loss Treatments

Isn’t hair loss mostly a male thing?

Hair loss affects women too, especially after the age of 65.

What causes hair loss?

Hormones and genetics are the primary causes of hair loss, but using certain hair care products can cause hair to break or fall out

What prescription hair loss treatment is available?

Propecia is  a once-daily prescription medication that reduces hair loss and promotes the re-growth of hair.

How will hair loss treatment help me?

Hair loss treatment can help support the growth of healthy, attractive hair, which makes you look more appealing and can boost your confidence.

Help! I’m losing my hair! What do I do?

If you are losing your hair, contact Prescription Doctor. Our alopecia professionals are waiting to help you.

Table of content

About Hair Loss

Causes of Hair Loss in Men

Effects of Alopecia

Frequently Asked Questions