Inspection program

Hair loss gene test

Inspection program

Hair loss gene test

Hair loss is associated with genetic factors by the combined action of several genes, and 20-30% of patients with round hair loss have family history.
In addition, about 20% are associated with stress.
The hair loss gene test analyzes the genetic characteristics of an individual to examine SNPs associated with hair loss in chromosomes It is a genetic analysis service that predicts the risk of hair loss diseases and enables early prevention and management of hair loss diseases.

Hair loss is a phenomenon that can happen to both men and women, (Androgenetic Alopecia, AGA) is a genetic disorder.

Genetic hair loss should have a hair loss gene, It is possible to inherit from one parent.

The Androgen Receptor (AR) gene is present on the X chromosome.

A woman has a pair of X chromosomes (two) and hereditary chromosome has one X chromosome.
Because it can occur in one genotype, the incidence is relatively higher than women.

Genes associated with hair loss

Subsection Gene Gene function REFERENCE
Hair loss Chr20p11 Genes with strong association with androgenetic alopecia in younger age Lai C-H, et al. 2013. PLoS ONE
Liang B, et al. 2013. PLoS ONE
IL2RA Genes involved in the immune response.
Alopecia areata due to autoimmune reaction
Miao Y, et al. 2013. Dermatology
HLA-DQB1 Genes involved in the immune response.
Alopecia areata due to autoimmune reaction
Lee S, et al. 2013. PLoS ONE
Hair thickness EDAR Genes affecting hair thickness Akihiro F, ET AL. 2008. Hum. Mol. Genet

Factors causing hereditary hair loss

Genetic hair loss does not represent all genetic hair loss.
The expression of hereditary hair loss is expressed by a person with a long onset period, There may be people who are slowly and sometimes not present.
There are many factors that cause genetic hair loss.
However, the factor that accelerates the progression of hair loss is environmentally polluted environment, Environment in which more sebum can be generated
and accumulated, more active male hormone secretion, body hormone imbalance due to excessive stress, and Irregular eating habits can accelerate the onset of
hereditary hair loss.

Environmental factor

Male hormone


Irregular eating habits