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The Connection Between Male Pattern Baldness and Prostate Enlargement

Dihydrotestosterone role in Male-Pattern Hair Loss and Prostate Enlargement

According to Harvard Medical School, dihydrotestosterone stimulates the growth of prostate cells. It is a major contributing factor for prostate enlargement in older men. More than 50% of men aged between 51 and 60 are suffering from prostate enlargement. The figure is even higher, up to around 90%, for men aged above 80.

Although dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is unlikely to cause prostate enlargement in younger men, it can trigger male-pattern hair loss in some men as young as 20.

The Link Between Male Pattern Baldness and Risk for Prostate Cancer

A study in Australia involving 2,836 men (1,446 were diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 70 and 1,390 were at the similar group of age and free of prostate cancer) suggested that men with vertex baldness, bald spots at the top of their heads, are 50% more likely to suffer from prostate cancer.



It appears that men who suffer from hair loss are at higher risk of getting prostate cancer, nevertheless, further studies are still needed to find the more precise connection between male-pattern baldness and prostate cancer. Most importantly, medication for prostate enlargement like finasteride and dutasteride, should not be taken for preventing hair loss without a supervision from a qualified medical practitioner. Finasteride and Dutasteride are often used as part of hormone therapy for transgender women. The potential side effects of taking Finasteride and Dutasteride include erectile dysfunction and impotence.

Topical Solution To Help Prevent Male-Pattern Baldness

There are growing numbers of topical hair loss solution for people who do not want to take finasteride or Dutasteride. Minoxidil is one of the topical drugs for the treatment of male-pattern baldness.



As a skincare scientist who studied at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London; I prefer to use a combination of essential oils and other hair-growth-boosting ingredients. For Scalp Stimulator and Hair Growth Serum, I use the combination of menthol, caffeine, niacinamide, vitamin E, rosemary, cedarwood, thyme, yang ylang, lemon and cannabis sativa oil to revitalise the scalp and stimulate hair follicles. A study showed that peppermint oil which contains around 40% menthol, is better than Minoxidil in promoting hair growth. This is the reason why menthol is one of the main active ingredients in my hair loss formulas.  


FANTASTIC! Dear Henry, today my hair loss patient who started using Henry Tianus Hair Loss Solution Products one week ago, came to my clinic and told me that Henry Tianus products are FANTASTIC. His hair look healthier and stronger already. Congratulation Henry, good job. " dr. Agustin Blanch, Spain.



Henry Tianus is a multi-award-winning Anti-Ageing Scientist based in London, UK. Read >>>



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Scientific Sources: Testosterone, prostate cancer, and balding: Is there a link?, Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School, September 2015 (updated: 23-January-2017); Prostate Enlargement (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs, Toxicology Research, 2014 Dec, 30(4): 297–304.

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