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What does DHT stand for?

DHT stands for Dihydrotestosterone

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Gay and bisexual men have higher levels of free testosterone in their bodies, which easily converts to dihydrotestosterone, a hormone that is associated with the male aging process," Kryger said of the phenomenon.
Finasteride works by inhibiting production of dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, a potent form of the male hormone testosterone that contributes to male pattern baldness.
Blocking the enzyme responsible for the conversion to dihydrotestosterone enables the prostate to return to its normal size--without surgery.