The relationship between hormone supplementation, specifically Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and testosterone, and hair loss is complex and can depend on various factors, including individual genetics and the specific hormonal balance.


  • Testosterone itself is not directly responsible for hair loss. However, the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase is associated with male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia). DHT can miniaturize hair follicles and lead to hair thinning and eventual hair loss in genetically predisposed individuals.
  • Some individuals may experience increased hair loss if they have elevated levels of DHT. Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) can potentially affect DHT levels, and in some cases, it may contribute to hair loss in those who are genetically susceptible.

Human Growth Hormone (HGH)

  • The relationship between HGH and hair loss is not as well-established as with testosterone. HGH plays a role in various physiological processes, including cell growth and regeneration. While there is no direct evidence linking HGH supplementation to hair loss, it’s important to note that the impact of HGH on hair growth is not fully understood.
  • Some individuals have reported improvements in hair thickness and quality with HGH therapy, but more research is needed to establish the specific mechanisms and potential benefits.

It’s crucial to approach hormone supplementation with caution and under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional. Any form of hormone therapy, including testosterone replacement or HGH supplementation, should be carefully monitored, and potential side effects, including those related to hair, should be discussed.

If you have concerns about hair loss or are considering hormone therapy, it’s advisable to consult with a Hair Restoration Center Surgeon. They can assess your individual health profile, discuss potential risks and benefits, and provide personalized guidance based on your specific circumstances. Additionally, they may recommend alternative treatments or interventions to address hair loss concerns.

For more information, call (888) 589-3064, or schedule a consultation with an HRC Patient Advisor.