Banishing Bad Hair Days since 1997!™
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Hair Loss - Cause, Prevention and Treatment
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Hair Loss - Cause, Prevention and Treatment

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Jonyjonson7 View Drop Down
Newbie
Newbie


Joined: March 20 2014
Location: USA
Status: Offline
Points: 2
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jonyjonson7 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Hair Loss - Cause, Prevention and Treatment
    Posted: March 20 2014 at 2:49am
The adult scalp contains about 100,000 hair follicles. Everyday the scalp loses about 100 hairs and they will grow back in 5-6 weeks. Starting at age 40, the levels of by-product prolactin of testosterone of men increases, stimulating the production of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase that causes the conversion of testosterone to gihydro-testosterones DHT causing our hair to grow back thinner or not grown back at all. This causes an androgenic alopecia hair loss problem, since DHT shrinks the follicles causing hair thins and hair receding at the forehead, crown and temple for men and thins over the entire scalp for women
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down


Copyright 1997-2020, hairboutique.com, All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Service, Privacy Statement, Advertise, Contact Us, Press, Disclaimer