DHT is one of those acronyms you never hear about until you struggle with hair loss. Indeed, you may have heard of it briefly in freshman biology, but you likely brushed over it because it’s plain confusing. However, if you are struggling with hair loss, you do need to know about DHT.
Sure, you can probably get by without understanding exactly how 5-alpha-reductase type 2 reduces testosterone with two isoenzymes. (Did we lose you there?). But a basic understanding is critical for helping you fight hair loss caused by male- and female-pattern hair loss.
Ready to get down to the nitty-gritty details of DHT and hair loss? Read on. (Don’t worry, we will keep it light.)