Most of the articles I reviewed on this subject suggest that there is a feedback loop between tension and androgen expression, whereby tension causes inflammation and increased androgen production/sensitivity, and then androgens through inflammation and muscle hypertrophy stimulate further tension.
And so the loop goes unless interrupted.
What are your best theories on how to interrupt this loop?
I know Segura suggested that botox may be an effective method in reducing mechanical stress:
I believe Rob @ PerfectHairHealth (Is that you IdealForehead?) recently interviewed Dr Brian Freund who executed a successful botox study on hair loss. I'd be interested to know what conclusions he drew from this: