androgenetic alopecia

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androgenetic alopecia

[‚an·drə·jə¦ned·ik ‚al·ə′pē·shə]
(medicine)
The most common cause of hair loss, characterized by gradual progression, with miniaturization of genetically programmed hair follicles.
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He had been taking finasteride 1 mg/day for two years to treat androgenic alopecia and had used oral testosterone for three months (stopping six months before the semen testing showing azoospermia).
Female pattern hair loss, quality of life, Modified Women Androgenic Alopecia - Quality of Life (mWAA-QOL) index.
Our study assessed the efficacy and safety of a 5% minoxidil topical formulation in a propylene glycol-free foam vehicle in men with androgenic alopecia.
The other common condition among youngsters is androgenic alopecia, which is the age related patterned hair loss," says Dr Pikun Gangwani, dermatologist and aesthetic skin surgeon, Skin and Hair clinic.
We also see androgenic alopecia, or female pattern hair loss, this tends to be a receding hairline or thinning crown.
Finasteride, 1 mg daily administration on male androgenic alopecia in different age groups: 10-year follow-up.
It's important that you contact your GP first - it could be a sign of androgenic alopecia, but it could also be stress, iron deficiency, a thyroid problem, menopause, medication or a hormonal imbalance.
Reid EE, Haley AC, Borovicka JH, et al: Clinical severity does not reliably predict quality of life in women with alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, or androgenic alopecia.
The data suggest a new approach to androgenic alopecia, the most common form of alopecia in aging males: It may be easier to get hair follicles growing again by improving their environment, rather than implanting stem cells.
Androgenic alopecia is a common disorder affecting almost 50% of men throughout their lifetime.
Finasteride blocks the conversion of testosterone to dihy-drotestosterone, the active metabolite of testosterone, slowing the progression of androgenic alopecia and decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer," they wrote.
Finasteride blocks the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, the active metabolite of testosterone, slowing the progression of androgenic alopecia and decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer," they wrote.