Category Archives: hair

Hair Transplants and PRP

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Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

There are several factors when deciding if a hair transplant is for you. PRP is a key factor in preserving hair before and/or after transplant. A hair transplant- like the name suggests- moves hair from one area to another, while PRP promotes growths and protects existing hair. Continue reading

Can Stress Really Turn Your Hair Grey?

Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

Stress affecting the colour of our hair has been a widely acknowledged theory in our society. What is truly the science behind this concept, or perhaps is it a myth? Until this year, there have been many proposed ideas but the correlation of stress and premature greying of hair has remained as theories. Continue reading

Common Q & A’s of PRP Hair Restoration

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Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

This consult is in place for your safety, and for determining if you are a suitable candidate for the treatment. Certain underlying health conditions PRP may be contraindicated such as uncontrolled diabetes, infection, recent history of cancer and liver disease.  During this consult we discuss if a partial or full treatment would be best suited to you.  Beyond these items, I review general health symptoms and recent laboratory testing.  When indicated, laboratory testing may be recommended prior to starting treatment to investigate underlying causes for the hair loss that may impede your success with PRP. Continue reading

Nutrition and Hair Growth

Dr. Elizabeth Miller N.D.

Have a little extra time these days? Why not complete a diet check-in for adequate nutrition levels to support hair growth.

During a PRP screen, factors that go beyond PRP and hair are always assessed. While PRP may be the stimulus needed, your body’s “terrain” for supporting hair growth can be equally important.

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Looking for a boost in hair growth? Have you considered PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy?

Dr. Jordan Atkinson, ND.

We inject liquid gold aka PRP (platelet rich plasma) to stimulate hair growth. To stimulate PRP function we add ozone to our treatment protocol. PRP has hundreds of specialized proteins called growth factors that aid healing. PRP is concentrated with many more platelets than normal blood, therefore it is commonly used to treat wounds, tendon tears, and arthritis pain.

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Hair Thinning, Combining Treatments to Improve Outcome

Dr. Natalie Waller, ND

Dr. Natalie Waller, ND

Hair thinning as we age is concerning, however, rest assured that it is quite normal. The majority of men will begin to notice thinning in their mid-thirties, although some will begin this process much younger. Women, begin to notice thinning in their 40’s and don’t tend to experience the same extent of loss as men. Continue reading