What is Dihyrotestosterone???

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What is Dihyrotestosterone???
« on: 15/02/2009 11:29:42 »
 Well I heard something about this in conjunction with hair growth or the lack of it...I am thinking I have most Likely spelled it wrong.

Can someone tell me about this? Is it strictly something associated with male pattern baldness or can this be associated to womens balding also?

 ( spelling has been corrected...Thanks Bored Chemist)
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Re: What is Dihyrotestosterone???
« Reply #1 on: 15/02/2009 13:12:35 »
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Re: What is Dihyrotestosterone???
« Reply #2 on: 15/02/2009 13:39:08 »
Do you mean this?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihydrotestosterone


Yes! Thank you Bored... that is exactly what It is ..I only hard it briefly So my spelling was off as I only heard it theone time...

Your Wiki Link states its associated to male pattern baldness but NOT female pattern  baldness.. It is the testosterone with women and not The  DHTT.

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What is Dihyrotestosterone???
« Reply #3 on: 15/02/2009 19:51:31 »
There is testosterone in women but not usually much. I don't know if it has an effect on hair loss. To be honest I think male hormones are confusing enough- I gave up on female ones.
Is there anyone out there with a better understaning than mine who can help karen out here?
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