DHT Dihydrotestosterone

DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) another threat to healthy hair growth. Over time, the hair follicle naturally produces an enzyme named Five Alpha Reductase. It is this enzyme, or complex of enzymes, that reacts with testosterone to createDHT (Dihydrotestosterone)

Pseudo-Estrogen/Estrogen and Receptor
Pseudo-Estrogen Estrogen
Receptor Receptor Site
DHT/Testosterone and Receptor Sites
DHT Testosterone


Hair Loss - Five Early Warning Signs


Adult cystic acne or acne with cysts containing keratin and sebum. Inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretion. Cystic acne is associated with DHT; therefore the presence of this type of acne is a warning sign and indicates the same hormonal imbalances that often lead to premature hair loss.



Common Drugs That May Cause Hair Loss

While male and female pattern baldness result in permanent hair loss, other factors can cause temporary loss of hair. For instance, the drop in the level of estrogen at the end of pregnancy can cause a women's hair to shed more readily.Two or three months after a women stops taking birth control pills, she may experience the same effect, since birth control pills produce hormone changes that mimic pregnancy.


Premature Hair Loss

There are many reasons that you might experience premature hair loss. Genetic predisposition of hormonal levels and/or conversion of testosterone into Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) can be inherited from either your mother’s or your father’s side of the family that may lead to hair loss. 

Family Predisposition involves natural, age related hormonal changes that can cause hair loss

Acne is the inflammation of the sebaceous glands from retained secretion and is associated with hormone byproducts. Acne is an indication of hormonal imbalances that often lead to premature hair loss...

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