Testosterone, the male’s hormones, is responsible for men’s deeper voices, facial hair, and sex drives. If you are experiencing hair loss, one of the reason may be fluctuating testosterone levels. Hair loss is caused by hormones and certain genes, and both high and low-level testosterone can result in hair loss among men and women.
DHTis an androgen, a sex hormone made from testosterone by an enzyme, contributes to the development of what are thought of as “male” sex characteristics, such as body hair, prostate and skin. DHT may shrink the hair follicles and lead to hair thinning or even male-pattern baldness.
Testosterone Treatment for Hair Loss
To reduce DHT, there are plenty of medications for DHT-related hair loss. Notice that there may be side-effects of DHT Blockers and Inhibitors, such as feeling sick, heart failure, rashes, vomiting.
– Minoxidil: Minoxidil (Rogaine) can help the patients who have high blood pressure as this medicine widen vessels and enhance blood circulation, to improve hair regrowth and increase blood flow to follicles.
– DHT-Blocking Vitamins: B vitamins are essential nutrients for overall health. Taking B-12 or B-6 supplements can help improve blood flow to scalp follicles and grow your hair thicker and healthier.
– Finasteride: In J Dermatol. Study, finasteride has shown highly success rate in hair regrowth in men. As this medicine binds to the 5 alpha reductase enzyme to prevent and block the DHT hormone.
– Low-Level Laser Treatment: LLLT therapy is believed to increase blood flow in the scalp and stimulate metabolism in catagen or telogen follicles, promoting in the production of anagen hair.
It’s not the amount of testosterone of DHT that causes baldness; it’s the sensitivity of your hair follicles, and that sensitivity is determined by genetics. If your receptors are particularly sensitive, they are more easily triggered by small amount of DHT and hair loss occurs more easily as a result. There are also other factors to influence the hair loss (age, stress, and so on).
The best way to combat this detrimental hormone is to use DHT-blocking products along with low level light therapy to stimulate new growth in the hair follicles. Besides having DHT-blocking products, we recommend you InStyle-Egg ® Laser Cap! Laser hair device contains LLLT technology to stimulate new growth in the hair follicles and treats hair loss in a portable, lightweight laser device. InStyle-Egg® cannot wait to help you in your hair growth journey!