Hair grooming practices, chemotherapy and genetic has been reported to be associated with hair loss [1-4]. However, there are few studies about the association between hair loss and metabolic syndrome components. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) was defined according to the revised National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III criteria. The individual components were as following; waist circumference ≥ 88 cm for women or ≥ 102 cm for men, glucose ≥ 100 mg/dL, blood pressure ≥ 130/85 mmhg or on medication for hypertension, HDL<40 mg/dL in men or <50 mg/dL in women, and triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dL.
Citation: Cakir E (2013) The Association between Metabolic Syndrome Components and Hair Loss both Male and Female Individuals. Hair Ther Transplant 3:110. doi: 10.4172/2167-0951.1000110