You Can Prevent Hair Loss: Myth
For most men, hair loss is caused by miniaturization. This process occurs when hair follicles are triggered – by dihydrotestosterone (DHT) – to grow for shorter and shorter periods, making the hair very weak and small. For now, there is no way to keep miniaturization from starting. “The only preventative measure that a guy can take is early intervention,” says Kobren.
There are, however, quite a few things a man can do to address balding once it has begun, like medications and surgery. And with medication, some men can turn the hair clock back as much as five years.Back to top