Archive for the ‘HAIR LOSS FACTS’ Category
Posted by Admin, on October 6th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, RSS
My three-year-old son loves it when I carry him on my shoulders. Sadly, I’m rather going off the idea – because a couple of weeks ago, George made a discovery while he was up there. ‘Daddy,’ he said. ‘You’ve got a bald patch.’ How did he even know what such a thing is? I blame [...] - More on Battling baldness: The potions that really work.
Posted by Gary Heron, on October 2nd, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, RSS
While genetic factors seem to play the principal role in the development and progression of androgenic alopecia, lifestyle also plays a minor role as demonstrated by the vast increase in male and female pattern baldness in Japan after World War II Pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia) was either rare or non-existent among hunter-gatherer and other, less [...] - More on Hair loss and lifestyle
Posted by Gary Heron, on October 2nd, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
Men with androgenic alopecia typically have lower levels of total testosterone, higher levels of unbound/free testosterone, and higher levels of total free androgens including DHT. 5-alpha-reductase is responsible for converting free testosterone into DHT. The genes for 5-alpha-reductase are known. The enzymes are present predominantly in the scalp and prostate. Levels of 5alpha-reductase are one [...] - More on Hormone levels correlated with androgenic alopecia
Posted by Admin, on October 2nd, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
Much research has gone into the genetic component of male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia (AGA). Research indicates that susceptibility to premature male pattern baldness is largely X-linked. Other genes that aren’t sex linked are also involved. Large studies in 2005 and 2007 stress the importance of the maternal line in the inheritance of male [...] - More on Hair loss and genetics
Posted by Paul, on August 27th, 2009, under HAIR LOSS FACTS, HAIR LOSS SCIENCE, RSS
If you have diabetes and you start losing your hair, you may be experiencing diabetes related hair loss. Although the connection was long thought to have already been established, the link between diabetes and hair loss needs to be further studied. Looking however at the basic facts about diabetes and hair loss may help you [...] - More on Diabetes and Hair Loss.