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Receding Hairline Treatment

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If you worry that your hair is thinning out, a personalised receding hairline treatment can help improve your condition. At Mosh, our hair loss treatment products range from natural to medical and include both topical and tablet forms. Some men may need a combination of prescription and non-prescription treatments to achieve the best results possible. 

The most effective hairline solution is a personalised one, meaning your medical history, the type of baldness you’re experiencing, and the application method you find to be the most convenient will determine the best receding hairline treatment. That being said, Mosh offers free online consultations where you can talk via SMS or video chat with one of our doctors who can tailor-make a hair growth treatment plan just for you. 

Thanks to Mosh’s online men’s health platform, it’s now possible for most men to get useful advice about their receding temples or bald hairline without having to visit a doctor or dermatologist in person. So if you’re asking yourself, ‘Why is my hair falling out?’ or ‘How to stop hair loss?’ take advantage of our free consultations now. During your consultation, your doctor will give a diagnosis of your condition based on your symptoms and medical history and recommend a personalised receding hairline treatment. You may also be asked to provide some photos during the consultation process. 

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How do I tell if my hairline is receding?

It may be difficult to notice that your hairline is receding if you see yourself in the mirror every day, right? To help determine if it’s time for you to find treatments to prevent your thinning hairline or regrow your receding hairline, you can look at some of your photos taken a few years ago and see if your current hairline sits higher than before. Take note though that some haircuts, hair styling, lighting, and angles can affect how low or high your hairline looks. 

If you’re unsure about the real ‘status’ of your hairline, you may want to stick to a shortcut (e.g., buzz cut), which makes it easier to detect changes that occur over time. For an even more accurate comparison, you may want to take a picture of your hairline every three to six months and compare it with your previous photos. 

Oftentimes, hairline hair loss first occurs near the temples; however, others experience an overall loss of hair volume on the scalp. 

Contrary to popular belief, a high or V-shaped hairline doesn’t automatically mean hair loss or receding temples. First and foremost, some men have a naturally high hairline that shows a lot of their forehead, while others have a lower hairline that sits just slightly above their eyebrows. 

Rather than the height and shape of your hairline, the most reliable factor that determines whether you have a receding hairline is its movement. Simply put, if your hair is thinning out especially along the hairline over the years, it’s definitely receding. 

What causes a receding hairline?

While receding hairline can happen in both men and women, it’s more common in men. Here are some of the most common reasons hairlines retreat or thin out. 


The hormone testosterone creates a by-product called dihydrotestosterone or DHT, which is believed to interrupt the growth cycle of hair.[1] For this reason, Mosh offers a prescription receding hairline treatment that works by preventing testosterone from breaking down into DHT, which is tied to male pattern baldness. 


While receding hairline can start at any time after puberty, it tends to increase as you age.[2] In fact, research has shown that more than half of men aged fifty years and older experience some type of baldness. 

Family history

If you have close family members with receding hairline, it makes you more likely to experience the same pattern of hair loss. Genetics is an influencing factor.[3]

Medications and treatments

Certain types of medical conditions and treatments (e.g., radiation and chemotherapy)[4] can cause receding hairline or ‘generalised’ hair loss on the scalp. 


Studies have shown that stress can cause temporary receding hairline or hair loss.[5] People who are exposed to stress are at increased risk of experiencing this condition.

How do you treat a receding hairline?

At Mosh, we believe that the best receding hairline treatment is based on what causes it, your medical history, and the application method you find to be the most convenient. Simply put, nothing beats a personalised hair thinning treatment, which you can access if you consult with one of our doctors. 

During your online consultation, your doctor creates a tailor-made receding hairline treatment that specifies the right dosage, application method, and frequency of use. Additionally, you have the option to subscribe to our balding treatment plan where you get automatic refills delivered to your doorstep as you need them. 

Subscribing to our hair growth treatments comes with another perk: unlimited free doctor consultations. At Mosh, we believe that having ongoing support is one of the keys to achieving the best results. 

Another way to achieve the best possible results is to potentially combine two or more products. For instance, some men can benefit from prescription treatment for receding hairline combined with a specially formulated shampoo or conditioner that nourishes the hair from root to tip and energises the scalp. 

If you want to learn more about how to promote hair growth and our personalised receding hairline treatment, consult with one of our Mosh doctors today.

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