Do The "Essential Fatty Acids" Cause Pattern Hair Loss?

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“All members of this group [prostaglandins] are synthesized from ‘polyunsaturated’ fatty acids that must be supplied by the diet. From a quantitative standpoint, arachidonic acid is the major precursor.” “Meats and peanuts contain small amounts [of arachidonic acid], but the liver forms most of it from linoleic acid. Arachidonic acid is the precursor of the prostaglandins with two double bonds, and of the several other biologically potent substances."[1] 

"These results define PGD2 as an inhibitor of hair growth in male-pattern baldness and suggest the PGD2-GPR44 pathway as a potential target for treatment.”[2] 

"EFA deficiency has been shown to exert an anti­inflammatory effect."[3] 

"In summary, the anti-inflammatory effect of EFA deficiency was more marked that that of dietary (n-3) fatty acid supplementation in acute inflammation."[4]

1. Endocrine Physiology by Constance R. Martin (1985)
2. Prostaglandin d2 inhibits hair growth and is elevated in bald scalp of men with androgenetic alopecia (2012)
3. Essential fatty acid deficiency: a new look at an old problem (1986)
4. Manipulation of the acute inflammatory response by dietary polyunsaturated fatty acid modulation (1990)