Why men are losing more hair?


A common in trend in seen over recent years, men are losing hair as early as their early twenties. Many men are seeking hair loss treatment in Dubai. This is quite a leap from our father’s generation who walked with a full head of hair even in their forties. We cannot blame balding at this age at our genes or bad luck. It’s more to do with way our lifestyle. Experts mainly blame it on four enemies including stress, pollution, vices and lack of nutrients in our diet.

While it’s normal to shed about hundred strands of hair each day, serious hair loss is a sign of bad health. Whenever something is wrong with our bodies, our bodies show an external reaction. Hair fall is one of the most common reactions of our body to tell that something is not right. It could be anything from stress to poor diet.

Lack of nutrients

The relationship of food and hair is very simple yet many people neglect the importance of food. If you eat well, your hair will grow and vice versa. Hair is made of water and a protein named keratin. If you don’t drink enough water and don’t consume enough protein, your hair will fall out. Tofu, meat, fish, eggs and dairy are hair-happy foods so make them a part of your daily diet.


Dear men, you are smoking away your hair. Smoking is also a major concern when it comes to premature balding in men. Carbon dioxide is your hair’s worst enemy. When you inhale carbon dioxide, it stops blood to transmit oxygen and key nutrients to your hair follicles which results in hair loss. Also, nicotine constricts the blood vessels which stop hair from growing.


You all have heard it before that stress makes your hair to fall out. But why this happens? Your hair follicle needs Coenzyme Q10. It is found in various foods like meat, fish and whole grains. It boosts the ability of a scalp to grow hair. Higher stress levels causes oxidation in your body which harms Coenzyme Q10 and other nutrients vital for your hair growth.


Many men avoid brushing their hair. Brushing is not merely for detangling purposes, it promotes blood circulation in your scalp. Blood circulation promotes growth of new hair and strengthens existing hair. So guys, brush out your hair even if it’s short.


Environmental factors like pollution also promote hair loss. Pollutants not only include chemicals from industrial areas or carbon emitted from vehicles, they also include random dust particles to pollutant air we breathe in every day. That is why hair loss due to pollution is equally common among people of urban or rural areas.

Lack of physical activity

Lack of exercise or merely any physical activity plays a major role hair loss. We are leading extremely comfortable lifestyles. From cars to lifts, everything around us is hindering our movement. We drive from one block to the other, avoiding walking at all costs. We take lifts instead of stairs. These small things over a period of time are negatively affecting our health. Small changes in our lifestyle can greatly impact health of our hair. So, make some active choice and see your hair grow.

Lack of water

Water is vital for a healthy body and mind. Hair is no exception. Most youngsters consume more caffeinated drinks than water. Teas, sodas are most common beverages consumed by young men. A person needs at least eight glasses of water or more to function effectively. A major cause of hair thinning is lack of hydration. So, drink up!

Rapunzel does not exists

Rapunzels are dead. Balding and hair nothing not only affects men but it also affects a number of women. Stress in not only present in lives of men alone. Stress in women causes their bodies to produce more male hormones called androgens. Androgens play a major role in hairloss among women.  Heat styling also plays a toll on women’s hair, making them more prone to breakage and hair thinning.

Try to limit all the above mentioned problems. Avoid pollution, cigarettes, consume a healthy diet, and drink more water. Try to keep your stress levels in control by practicing meditation and exercising. If nothing else works, consider hair loss treatments in Dubai from a reputed clinic.



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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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