The possible symptoms of the disease are:
- Gradual recession of frontal hairline in men.
- Bi-temporal recession of hair in women.
- Increased hair fall.
- Thinning of the hair.
It is a form of hair loss which is seen both in men and women. In men, this condition is called male-pattern baldness. Baldness in men is more well-defined in comparison to women. In men, starting above the temples, the hairline starts receding eventually, causing partial or complete baldness. While in women, it causes thinning of the hairs, and rarely leads to complete baldness.
Androgenetic alopecia is caused due to prolonged effect of androgen on the hair follicles. In some cases it might also be due to other factors like seasonal changes, malnutrition, anemia, etc.
There are multiple reasons for hair loss. These are:
At Medanta, our specialists may employ various methods to treat androgenetic alopecia:..
At Medanta, our specialists may employ various methods to treat androgenetic alopecia:
It is the traditional and more popular form of therapy. Surgically, hair transplantation is done by harvesting hair from the donor’s scalp through follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS), or follicular unit extraction (FUE). This is a safe procedure and gives natural looking hair.
|It is a laser therapy that is believed to facilitate cellular respiration, which leads to increased ATP (adenosine triphosphate) production in the cells. It is a new treatment approved by FDA.
Conventional treatment for hair loss involves drug treatment. There are many drugs like minoxidil, finasteride, available to treat receding hair.
Hair loss and thinning of hair is not a serious issue, but if the problem increases with time leading to recession of hairline, you should immediately consult a doctor.
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