Androgenic Alopecia Is Rising In Portugal

Pathology of capillary Forum no longer affects only men alarmingly. They are also increasingly by the (few) hair with the problem. Here’s how to halt and even reverse some of its effects.

Androgenic alopecia is the correct name for the genetic baldness, a problem that also affects many women. In this type of alopecia, dihydrotestosterone (byproduct of testosterone) shortens the anagénica phase (growth) of genetically sensitive hair and with each cycle, these are becoming thinner, shorter and clearer to the point of not being born anymore.

According to the plastic surgeon Biscais Fraga, owner of one of the clinics that have imported more treatments and equipment to fight the problem, the number of women who suffer from this disease, until a few years ago a problem almost exclusively male, ‘ is rising in Portugal».

What are the causes?

There are many factors that contribute to hair loss. Bacteria or fungi in the scalp, poor nutrition, hormonal imbalances and chronic diseases. However, the genetic factor is the more crucial, as is the case in about 95% of men are affected.


Fine hair and brittle and fall of more than 50 to 100 hairs per day. In men, the first signs are the inputs, the lack of hair on the front of the head.


There are several types of treatment for alopecia, some external application, like the aminexil, and other oral administration such as finasteride or food supplements. In addition, the laser, the ozone therapy and Hair Mesotherapy are revealed to be very effective. In the latter case may refer to hair transplant.