HAIR LOSS IN MEN

A lot of men experience hair loss in sometime of their life, and this increases with time. Approximately %12 of men face with hair loss when they are in their late 20s. And the hair loss risk for men in their 50s increases depending on the environmental factors. Hair loss can be temporary, as well as it can be permanent.

Androgenetic hair loss is the biggest esthetical problem for men and women. The most common pattern is male pattern hair loss. It starts from the top of the hair and with time, the forehead hairline disappears, and hair becomes to get thinner. Therefore, this area gets bald. This process continues for a long time, and only some hair on the nape of the neck survives.

The main reason of Androgenetic alopecia is the change in testosterone. Testosterone turns into dihydrotestosterone (DHT) with an enzyme called 5-Alfa reductase. This hormone sends signals to hair and makes them thinner, rarer.

%30 of men shows androgenetic alopecia symptoms when they are 25 years old, %40 of men in their 40s, and %50 of men in their 50s. In the recent years, it is descended to the 18s. Early diagnosis and right treatments either slows down the process or completely stops it.