Background Definition

The term androgenetic alopecia (AGA) describes a genetically determined condition leading to permanent loss of hair in men and women with normal levels of androgens. Synonyms are male and female pattern hair loss. Most men with AGA show a typical pattern of hair loss, often beginning at the temples and in the vertex area.1-3 In contrast, most women with AGA have a diffuse thinning in the midline of the scalp.4,5 In many, but not all, men and women the hair loss is accompanied by increased shedding of telogen hair, which is a reflection of shortened anagen growth phases.

Hair Loss Prevention

Hair Loss Prevention

The best start to preventing hair loss is understanding the basics of hair what it is, how it grows, what system malfunctions can cause it to stop growing. And this ebook will cover the bases for you. Note that the contents here are not presented from a medical practitioner, and that any and all dietary and medical planning should be made under the guidance of your own medical and health practitioners. This content only presents overviews of hair loss prevention research for educational purposes and does not replace medical advice from a professional physician.

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