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Male Pattern Hair Loss & Female Pattern Hair Loss

July 12, 2016

Male pattern and Female pattern hair loss both fall in the category of “Androgenetic alopecia” and are caused because of the male hormone DHT  (Dihydrotestosterone). This is the most common type of hair loss.Over 90% of cases of hair loss are found to be Androgenetic Alopecia across the world.

  • Male pattern Hair Loss Treatment in Mumbai

    When men generally talk about hair fall this is what they are talking about. In this hair get very thin in an M- shaped pattern. Over time the hair follicles will change and shrink leading to thinning hair and eventually baldness which is more commonly referred as Male Pattern Baldness (MPB). Though some medications can slow down the process of shrinking and thinning of hair follicles, the only permanent and effective solution to hair loss treatment for men is Hair Transplant.

  • Female pattern Hair Loss Treatment 

    Fewer than 45% of women go through life with a full head of hair. Female pattern hair loss is the commonest cause of hair fall in women and prevalence increases with advancing age. It is also known as Alopecia Diffusa, the mechanism of which is believed to be same as male pattern hair loss. It starts because of genetic disposition combined with sensitivity to male hormone DHT (Dihydrotestosterone). The causes of alopecia diffusa include thyroid disorders, iron deficiency, stress, vitamin deficiency, pregnancy, use of high doses of medications etc. Even after the disappearance of the disease the hair loss may continue for 3 to 4 months.Treatment includes finding out the exact cause and then treating the cause. It also includes improving the food habits and lifestyle changes.When the cause is treated with hair growth treatment, the hair should grow back again

Stages of female pattern hair loss is shown below


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