Testosterone and DHT induce an apoptotic state in the hair follicle, leading to fall-out and reduced regrowth…
Good blood irrigation of the hair root is necessary for growth. Oxygen, nutritive elements, growth signals arrive through the blood.
The nervous system ensure the proper functionning of many parts of the whole hair growth cycle. Some problems may result from a defficient nervous system such as a reduced and slower growth.
Androgenetic alopecia is reported as affecting between 50% and 70% of Caucasian men and 40 to 50% of women. Main factor influencing hair loss The male hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) plays a critical role. Hair follicles at the top, front and temples are particularly sensitive to DHT. DHT shortens the hair growth cycle causing hair follicles to decrease in size and eventually leading to hair loss.
Inhibition of the 5 -reductase, the enzyme responsible for the transformation of testosterone. Testosterone remains testosterone and there is no DHT reaching the hair follicle.