Other Hair Loss Factors

Androgenetic Alopecia – Female Pattern

Different Types of Hair Loss

Male Pattern Baldness (AGA)


Androgenetic Alopecia ‘AGA’ (termed Male Pattern Baldness).

This familiar permanent baldness located within the hat line in males is associated with the conversion of the androgen testosterone into di-hydro testosterone (DHT) by the enzyme 5 alpha reductase.

Female Pattern Baldness

  • Androgen-related hair loss. Permanent hair-loss caused by the action of androgens on genetically susceptible
  • Androgenetic Alopecia is non-reversible genetically determined hair

Androgen presence is necessary for its progression. It is genetically either,

  1. dominant – a single gene isinherited
  2. Polygenic – a number of genes areinherited