Hair loss and hair thinning affects millions of people every year and can cause much stress and anguish about one’s appearance. It is related to a hormone known as dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. Though this hormone is found in both sexes, men have higher concentration of DHT than women. DHT works by attacking the roots of the hair follicle, damaging it permanently. Ultimately, the end result is the same: hair loss that usually begins at the forehead and center of the scalp in males and sometimes as diffuse thinning in females. Hair restoration in Torrance can restore the hairline and hair loss experienced and reverse the appearance that comes with hair loss.
Hair Loss due to DHT
Science is still unsure as to why DHT attacks hair follicles. What is known is that high levels of DHT typically lead to hair loss. The hormone goes after the hair follicle at the root, destroying its ability to regenerate fully or not at all. Some may find that their hair grows back very fine while others have no hair growth at all.
The process doesn’t happen all at once. Rather, it starts slowly and spreads, as there are fewer working hair follicles during the growth cycle. The most common visual appearance of hair loss […]