People with hair loss (male and female pattern baldness) need all the clear, objective information they can get. I have broken down this information into many categories. Please browse through the pages that interest you. If you have specific questions or comments, post them on the Discussion Forum.
Discussion Forum - Comments, opinions, questions relating to hair loss - everyone is welcome to participate in the many different topics on this forum.
Forum Archive - Many threads and messages from the old discussion forum. There are thousands of messages here - some informative, some nutty.
Biology of Hair Loss - The anatomy and dynamics of the hair follicle - also an examination of the role of heredity and genetics.
Male Pattern Baldness - An explanation of the most common form of hair loss in men, a definition of the hair cycle, and a statement about the biochemical theory.
Female Hair Loss - An explanation of the diffuse thinning that often occurs in women after menopause when estrogen production is diminished - also a discussion of telogen effluvium.
The Chemical Approach - How the different drugs like Rogaine and Propecia work to halt hair loss and possibly to promote the growth of new hair.
Hair Transplant Surgery - The radical approach to hair loss: its benefits and its drawbacks.
new Neck Muscles and Hair Health - A video of Tom Hagerty doing an exercise that might have some positive effect on hair growth. En español tambien.
My Approach - The first part of a program for halting hair loss and growing new hair based on a scalp exercise: theories and positive side effects are discussed.
My Approach Continued - The second part of the program in which I describe in detail how to do the exercise: gaining control of the scalp muscles.
If you want to see me demonstrate the scalp exercise that I describe on My Approach, you can order my DVD. With the DVD and the 21-page booklet, you can see how I do both the basic and the advanced exercises correctly. A fast, easy, and secure way to order my DVD and booklet is to click on the Buy Now button. All major credit cards are accepted. I always send the DVD and booklet out quickly in a plain manila envelope.
Click the top button if you live within the United States - $25 - I pay the postage.
Click the bottom button if you live outside the United States - $30 - the extra $5 is for the postage.
If you don't like to use credit cards, you can send me a check: Tom Hagerty, 3623 Heritage Club Drive #216, Hilliard, OH 43026 - $25 within the United States; $30 outside the United States.
Testimonials - Messages from people who have had positive results from the scalp exercise; also messages from people who have had zero results.
DHT: the Full Story - An array of facts people who suffer from hair loss should know about this demonized hormone.
Nutrition - Vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements: their effect or lack of effect on the hair. Suggestions for a hair-healthy diet.
The Anti-inflammatory Diet - A hair-protective menu of foods that might bring some life back into sluggish follicles.
Brewer's Yeast and Hair - Facts about this natural nutritional supplement and why it might be beneficial for hair.
Regular Exercise and Capillary Health - Recent research on the effect of exercise in promoting vascular adaptation - healthy capillaries.
Dandruff Data - An in-depth discussion of this subject plus treatment options.
The Psychology of Hair Loss - A whimsical look at the mental states characteristic of people going bald. "Image is everything," or is it?
Stem Cell Research - An area of science relevant to people who are losing their hair: the future looks promising.
Stem Cell Research, an Update - Exciting breakthrough by Dr. Cotsarelis and his team at the University of Pennsylvania in isolating stem cells in the bulge area of the hair follicle.
Minoxidil: a Growth Stimulant - An article full of informational content about this drug that was posted on my discussion forum by a man who calls himself Anagen.
Bookshelf - A selection of books on hair loss, hair transplantation, African-American hair care products, nutrition, skin care, and facial exercise.
FAQs - Answers to frequently asked questions about hair loss and related subjects.
Hair News - Summaries of and comments on many informative articles on hair loss and related subjects.
My Story - A few photos and a few comments.
Shape Your Face - My other website that provides a program of facial exercises for toning up the muscles of the face and neck.
Links - A select list of Web sites that gives valuable content about hair loss (male pattern baldness, female pattern baldness) and related subjects.