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Is weightlifting making you bald?

Postby admin » Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:27 am

A warning to all the buff gym-goers out there: Could the gym be making you bald? According to a London based hair transplant surgeon, this indeed could be the case.

Dr Thomy Kouremada-Zioga, a Hair Transplant Surgeon at The Private Clinic of Harley Street, claims she has experienced a soaring number of enquiries coming from men suffering with accelerated hair loss, men that have been consuming powdered protein and regularly going to the gym.

Dr Kouremada-Zioga says that around 70% of the male patients coming into her clinic are avid users of protein shakes.

She says that it is specifically weightlifting in the gym that could play a part in the men’s hair loss – particularly done in conjunction with consuming protein powders.

This theory is based on the belief that, joined together, the two factors can raise levels of testosterone and Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. These are often thought of as two primary components that cause hair loss.

DHT is naturally created and a converted version of testosterone. It rapidly joins to a man’s hair strand’s receptor cells, stopping the absorption of essential nutrients. Then over the course of time, this results in follicles starting to shrink, with hair withering and eventually dying...

Full story: http://www.medical-specialists.co.uk/news/2016/04/22/is-weightlifting-making-you-bald/
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