Protein Shakes and Baldness

by Sheela Philomena on  December 27, 2011 at 10:14 AM Menīs Health News
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A recent study reveals that protein shakes are partly to blame for baldness as they lead to the production of certain chemicals, which causes hair loss.
 Protein Shakes and Baldness
Protein Shakes and Baldness
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WA's only hair transplant surgeon Jennifer Martinick said that she was booked out for more than six months and performing more than 400 procedures annually - up about 30 per cent from a year ago.

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"Lots of young guys these days are very image conscious," Perth Now quoted Dr Martinick as saying.

"They are 20 or 30-something, go to the gym, some even have Botox, take protein shakes to build up muscle but don't realise it can contribute to baldness. They have lots of disposable income so they come for treatment because they also want a full head of hair."

"There is a growing feeling that people are getting balder earlier and it may be possibly because of diet."

"There are a lot of animal fats in the western diet and then guys go to the gym and take things like creatin, whey protein isolates and think they're doing the right thing," Dr Martinick added.

The New Hair Clinic physician said that she recommended patients to stop consuming protein shakes to prevent further hair loss and was able to delay baldness in some cases with medication.

Source: ANI
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clinicspots Saturday, October 3, 2015

Very interesting article, hair loss through protein shake is possible, People after workout tend to consume protein shake as a part of the activity. Being a medical counselor at clinicspots my advice would be consuming that less as it may cause hair loss problem at the beginning. A healthy diet is good for your hair to stay strong and thick.

raphoenix Tuesday, December 27, 2011

So it's not exactly the protein shake, but the animal protein in it. How about soy protein? I know there is some hormonal issues with soy, would it have the same consequences?

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