Further Reading

When it comes to hair loss, knowledge is one of your most powerful allies. The more you know and understand the causes of your hair loss, the better you’ll be in a position to make informed choices about the way forward. Remember that many 'solutions' to hair loss involves spending a lot of money - and sometimes additional recurring costs - so it is essential that you are fully informed before undertaking any major steps to correct your hair loss. We hope that this site has been able to assist you in some small way but we strongly encourage you to continue with your education about the causes of hair loss, and the options you have available to you. We have put together a selection of books, from Amazon, which we think will offer you greater insight into the causes and solutions for men and women suffering from hair loss.

Whatever your course of action from here on, we wish you all the best.


This book, The Bald Truth, is written by consumer advocate Spencer David Korben. The book is a comprehensive look into the hair loss industry, and it's associated hype. The author covers the claims that the hair loss industry make, goes into some detail about the latest products on the market - particularly Propecia and Rogaine - and offers some excellent advice about the effects that diet can have on hair loss. The author has also included some interesting 'before' and 'after' photo's demonstrating the various techniques available, and offers good, practical advice to consider before undertaking any of the various surgical options that are available today. More info...



Wendy Thompson and Jerry Shapiro are the authors of this book that is primarily focused on the condition Alopecia Areata - a condition which causes patchy hair loss on both the scalp and sometimes the body. As this condition can affect men, women, and children of all ages, the authors also deal comprehensively with living with hair loss and the psychological effects hair loss can cause - good reading for anyone suffering from any form of hair loss. Its intimate and sensitive style will appeal to most readers. More info...



If you are losing your hair, it's even more important to take care of what you have left. Despite the 'Oprah-type' title, this book by Paula Begoun provides detailed information about all of the common hair-care products on the market today. Paula goes beyond the advertising from the hair care companies to bring you honest reviews, and detailed analysis on the ingredients found in todays products and why they are needed for healthy hair. With the aid of this book you should be able to choose the best hair care products to keep your hair in a healthy state. More info...



Propecia is one of today's hottest medical products and for good reason. Nearly 40% of men will lose their hair at some point in there life, and Propecia promises to halt or even reverse that process. This book by Othniel J. Seiden goes into some detail about the drug Propecia, it's development, it's claims, and also it's side effects. If you're seriously considering taking Propecia, you are strongly advised to read this book first. It will help you understand what you can expect from Propecia, and what you can't. More info...