MALE TYPE HAIR LOOSING
Male type hair loosing is the most common hair loosing type seen among males. In male type hair loosing, hair which is located on top of the head and temples starts to become weak. As time goes, hair on temples moves backward, hair exists only in the middle of front part of the head and top of the head become balder.
Later, front and top parts where hair is lost come side by side and top part of the head become balder and balder. Finally, only hair border exists on the right and left sides, and behind the head.
Male type hair loosing is an undesirable and stressful experience for most of men.
This situation appears at the beginning of age of 20.
Male type hair loosing (andro-genetic alopecia) affects 25 % of males until they are 25; 40 % of males until they are 40; and 50 % of males until they are 50. And it is the most encountered hair loosing type among males.
Cause? The Guilty Genes!
Male type hair loosing is generally hereditary and for most of men, it is a fear source.
Males get this characteristic from individuals within their mothers’ and fathers’ family tree. If you are born to loose your hair, genetically, and you cannot do anything about that, in the long run, you have very small chance to protect your hair from loosing.
Male type hair loosing is different from normal hair cycle. Andro-genetic alopecia is depended on a genetic reason as we can understand by its name.
Which classes are you belonged to? What are you waiting for?
|1||You are in the luckiest period in hair loosing process.|
|2||You still have chance to prevent hair loosing.|
|3||You need to be quick to prevent hair loosing.|
|4||You should do something different from being anxious in order to stop hair loosing.|
|5||Do not say “it is too late” for prevention of hair loosing.|
|6||You are on the one-way street in order to stop hair loosing except surgical operations.|
|7||You are on the one-way street in order to stop hair loosing except surgical operations.|
You can determine that which class you are belonged to according to the table above.
DHT: “Bad” Testosterone:
DHT is one of the manhood hormones existing in body. DHT is important for development stages in early periods of a man; but, as men get older and older this hormone becomes a reason for hair loosing. DHT minimizes hair follicles that the follicles cannot produce hair any more.
DHT plays an important role in male type hair loosing
|Formation of DHT||Effect of DHT on hair follicles|
Male type hair loosing is resulted from the effect of DHT (dihydrotestosterone) on hair follicles.
Normally, people’s hair grows, falls and grows again. But increased DHT levels make shorter period of growth and it makes contribution to becoming shorter of period for hair loosing. This situation leads your hair to become weaker.
Situations where DHT makes contributions:
* it makes shorter period of growth of hair
* progressive minituarization of hair follicles
* decline in the number of terminal hair
It is possible to keep DHT under pressure now:
Some researches showed that it is possible to stop male type hair loosing by reducing number of DHT; and so hair can start to grow again. As the result of these findings, scientists have developed a lot of new treatments. Today we have too many options for the treatment of male type hair loosing as we never had before.
|Taking under pressure of DHT||Effect of Finasterid on hair follicle|
Your doctor is the best information resource for the options in treatment of male type hair loosing. Please consult your doctor today.