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This impact of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) (androgenic hormones) on hair loss (androgenic alopecia).

  • Decreased blood flow to follicle, causing follicle to progressively shrinks
  • Decreased keratin (hair protein) production
  • Cell division is disrupted; hair stem anchors itself less firmly to follicle
  • Oil/Sebum invades less differentiated (disrupted epithelial cells) with toxins

Hair Loss DHT Hair Follicle

Also see Stages of Hair Loss