Hair Loss Check Comprehensive - Male
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- HORMONES (3)
- MINERALS (4)
- THYROID (3)
- BLOOD HEALTH (14)
- IRON MARKERS (4)
- VITAMINS (3)
- AUTOIMMUNE & INFLAMMATION (2)
- DHT (Di Hydro Testosterone)
- Cortisol, AM
- Total T3
- Total T4
- Total WBC
- Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC)
- % Transferrin Saturation
- 25-OH Vitamin D
- Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)
- Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)
- Anti Nuclear Antibodies (ANA)
We have around 100,000 hair follicles on our heads and losing between 100-120 hairs per day is a normal, natural part of the hairs' growth cycle.
For some people, the amount of hair they lose is much greater than normal and that's when it gets worrying.
There can be many different causes of hair loss including nutritional deficiency, hormone imbalance, DHT, genetics which can lead to male pattern baldness and autoimmune conditions such as alopecia areata.
Our Hair Loss Check is well researched & comprehensive profile to help identify any underlying issues that could be causing hair loss.
Test Type - Blood
Test Mode - At Home
Turn Around Time -72 hours
Fasting required - Yes
- Male pattern baldness is a condition that causes hair loss and hair thinning in males.
- The main cause is genetics and the presence of androgenic hormones such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
- The home based blood test is used to diagnose this condition in males.
- This at home blood test is for males experiencing pattern hair fall and hair thinning.
- Males sensitive to DHT
- Fasting for 10-12 hours is essential
- Do not consume alcohol 24-48 hours before the test
- Do not engage in heavy exercise/workout 24 hours before the test
If you have patchy hair loss in a random manner, you may have androgenetic alopecia. Alopecia is thought to have hereditary and autoimmune factors. It is not the same as male pattern baldness.
Male pattern baldness is caused by hormones and its characteristic symptom includes hair loss beginning at the temple or crown of the head.
The main cause for male pattern baldness is genetics and the presence of androgenic hormones such as testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This test diagnoses the condition by testing DHT level in males to check hair fall.
A study in 1998 examining male pattern hair loss in men aged 18 - 49 found that 42% experienced moderate to extensive hair loss, and this got worse with age (16% for ages 18-29 to 53% for ages 40-49).
Most cases of hair loss due to male pattern baldness are genetic and hence, cannot be reversed. However, here are a few things that may prevent hair loss -
- Getting enough vitamins and minerals
- Using DHT-blocking shampoo that affects hair follicles
Call us at +91 9986576665 for any queries or guidance regarding the test