Genetic Clues That Indicate, You’ll Be Prone to Hair Loss

Genetic hair loss

It is a common belief that if your ancestors have suffered from hair loss and baldness, you are going to experience the same. However, identifying the actual triggers for hereditary hair loss is not that simple as there are plenty of ways genes can induce hair loss.

Men, as well as women, suffer from hair loss induced by genetics at different stages of their lives. While men are the top victims, women also suffer from hair loss issues induced by genetics. Female pattern baldness is often distinct from male pattern hair loss and seems to have different genetic causes.

Not every hair loss problem should be supposed as triggered by genetics as there are plenty of other reasons that can make you can lose a significant amount of hair from all over the scalp.

Finding out the genetic clues that can cause hair loss has become a lot much easier these days, courtesy to the modern diagnosing techniques such as DNA testing. If you are experiencing hair loss, it worth seeing a nearby specialist to identify your particular hair loss condition.

Here are some of the genetic clues that indicate you are going to develop a hair loss condition.

Variation of Androgen Receptor gene

Genetic screening done in the recent researches showed that for the premature hair thinning and baldness in men and women was mostly induced by the variation in androgen/male hormone receptor. Such a gene variant is found in the men who are suffering from premature baldness. Moreover, women who experience an excessive amount of androgen with aging tend to be victims of female pattern hair loss. Hair loss experts around the world have discovered several therapies in order to counter such a hair loss condition in both, men and women, you can book a free consultation with us to know more about Androgenic Alopecia treatment in Dubai.

Variations in the LSS gene

Scientists found out that behind an early hair thinning or receding hairline conditions, the culprit could be the mutation in LSS gene. LSS is a kind of gene that regulates the body to metabolize the cholesterol and in the case of variation in the productivity of the LSS, there can occur several different disorders in the body including hair loss. It is not clear how exactly this gene causes hair loss as it is the latest discovery.

Changes in APCDD1 gene

Variation in APCDD1 gene causes miniaturization, a process in which hair follicles shrink and become thin, that leads to hair loss and baldness. In such a condition, hair becomes thin and becomes very fine and breakable.


Polycystic ovary syndrome in female causes the excessive production of Androgen level in females, which causes several disorders including hair loss. Women suffering from POCS often experience extensive shedding leading to hair thinning from all over the scalp.

If your genetic inheritance includes the tendency towards polycystic ovarian syndrome, you are more likely to develop an Androgenic hair loss condition. This type of hair loss problems can be resolved by treating the PCOS conditions.

If you are suffering from either excessive hair shedding or receding hairline, stop worrying as there are some effective options to deal with that. Book your consultation today with Hair Transplant Dubai clinic and find out the best remedy for your hair loss condition.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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