Causes and reasons for hair loss

At least half of all men are affected by hair loss. In 80 per cent of cases hair loss is influenced by our genes, or more precisely, a hereditary over-sensitivity to DHT, a metabolic product of testosterone.

However, external environmental factors, an unhealthy lifestyle, stress and physical disorders can all encourage hair loss. Find out about the possible causes and reasons for hair loss in our guide.

Symptoms and causes at a glance

Symptoms and causes at a glance

The reasons for excessive hair loss can be numerous and varied. Find out all about the most common causes and symptoms in this overview.

Long-term stress encourages baldness

Long-term stress encourages baldness

Hair loss in men is not always hereditary. Long-term stress can also affect the growth phases of the hair roots. Read about how hair reacts to permanent high-performance phases.