Dr. Craig Ziering Quoted in Fresh Plaza | Broccoli extract might prevent hair loss
US hair restoration specialist Dr. Craig Ziering notes that sulforaphane is also found in vegetables such as cabbage and cauliflower, and that it does indeed have a positive effect on patients with genetic hair-loss conditions.
“The conversion from testosterone to DHT, which binds to receptors and creates follicular miniaturization, is accepted as the key theory behind AGA hair loss,” says Dr. Ziering. “Continuing with the fact that androgen-sensitive hair will miniaturize with the conversion of testosterone to DHT, blocking that conversion or upregulating our natural inhibitor function could support, delay or lessen progression of AGA.”
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