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Hair loss and thyroid disease

Hair loss happens for many reasons. It may be genetics, your lifestyle or a particular condition which has a negative effect on your hair. Today, we want to highlight a condition which effects 1 in 20 people here in the UK alone. We’re going to talk you through what thyroid disease is, the different types, the effects it has on you and your hair. What is thyroid disease? First of all, we all have a thyroid. It’s located at the front of your windpipe in your neck. The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and it’s job is to produce a hormone called thyroxine and triiodothyronine, a hormone involved with the metabolism. Thyroid disease occurs when the thyroid gland...

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Stress Awareness month 2019

We love an awareness month here on the PHL blog, especially when the cause is close to our hearts (and our hair follicles). How many times a week would do you describe yourself as being stressed? Once? Twice? Three times? Everyday? Unless your answer is 0, you need to keep reading through this blog post…. April has been known as ‘Stress Awareness month’ for over 20 years now, with the aim to raise awareness and teach people how to cope with their stress. To start, we’re going to define stress. What is it? Well, stress is the body’s immediate response or reaction to a pressurised situation or specific period of time in one’s life. No two stressors are the same....

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What to expect when undergoing cancer treatment

This week we wanted to discuss a serious topic here on the PHL blog, a topic which may have already affected some of our readers. 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime here in the UK and sadly, someone dies every four minutes from the horrific disease. We are faced with devastating statistics like this every day. We also recognise that going through treatment for cancer can be very traumatic. Along with other serious side effects, hair loss can cause a lot of distress. We want to discuss the different types of cancer treatments and what you can expect from your hair. Generally, different types of cancer treatments can cause different types...

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Psst! We’ve got something to tell you…

Over the past few months, we have been keeping a big secret here at PHL HQ….but today is the day we finally get to share it with all of our lovely followers! We are very excited to finally announce that we have been working with blogger and Youtube creator, Robin James. Robin needs no introduction to the men’s style, lifestyle and grooming world. With a hefty 269,000 YouTube subscribers, Robin’s thoughts and opinions are sought after by the image conscious consumer. Robin also runs a very successful blog, named Man For Himself. It’s all been lights, camera, action as Robin becomes the latest YouTube star to give our PHL ECOHAIR product range a try. Our relationship with Robin James goes...

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How important is sleep to our health?

Today, we have a topic that I'm sure everyone will be willing to discuss, sleep! We are all guilty of staying up too late or hitting that snooze button on a Monday morning, but what are the benefits of getting a good night’s kip? Are we damaging our health by binge watching Netflix series until 3am? This blog post will tell you all you need to know about everyone's favourite activity…sleep!  According to The Sleep Council, the average adult (aged 18-65) needs between 7-9 hours of sleep per day. Shockingly, the Independent reported in 2018 that the average Brit was only getting around 6 hours of sleep per night. The reasons behind this sleep deprivation was found to be technology,...

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