Do SARMs Cause Hair Loss | Which SARMs Are Hair Friendly | 2023

In this article, we will be talking about SARMs and their correlation with hair loss. Let’s face it, we all want to have a full head of hair for as long as possible and we definitely don’t want to take a risk of losing hair or speeding up the process of hair loss during our SARMs cycles. That is why it is important to know which SARMs show hair loss side effects.

SARMs hair loss?

How SARMs prevent hair loss

It is a fact that ALL SARMs can cause hair loss but they can also prevent it. You might be asking yourself what are we talking about right now. Every SARM is different, some are more and some are less suppressive but every SARM will reduce the amount of some natural hormones your body produces (Testosterone). Testosterone is the key factor in forming DHT (a form of testosterone that is one of the main responsible factors for hair loss) and that is why, theoretically, when we take SARMs (in normal dosages of course) we actually slow down hair loss.

How SARMs can cause hair loss

So this is why SARMs can prevent hair loss, but how do they all cause it? Well, all SARMs can cause hair loss when taken in over the recommended dosages for very long cycles (over 10 weeks), that is because our hormones are at very unhealthy levels if we take unrecommended dosages for so long and that can, in some cases, result in hair loss.

What is even more interesting is that most of the time when people report hair loss or hair shedding during SARM cycles, they get their hair back a few weeks after the cycle. This is because of the stress / nervousness. Stress and nervousness have been proven to result in hair loss or hair shedding in multiple studies. So if we stress too much about losing our hair while we are on our SARM cycles, the stress will be the one causing the potential hair loss, not the SARMs themselves (of course this is if we take them for normal periods of time like 8 weeks at recommended dosages).

The most important thing here is that we are talking about real SARMs, some people who experience hair loss during their cycles could blame bad companies who put other stuff into their products (mostly prohormones). That is why THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO AVOID HAIR LOSS during SARM cycles would be purchasing real, pure and high quality SARMs. When we do that we essentially remove all risk of losing our hair when taking SARMs and will probably even get thicker hair. I recommend these companies for all your SARM purchasing, they sell pure, high quality SARMs and when using them, you definitely won’t be seeing any signs of hair loss.

Which SARMs cause hair loss?

So far we established that SARMs actually PREVENT hair loss if we take them correctly. 95% of the time the culprit for hair loss during SARM cycles is a bunk product (you should always buy your SARMs from a trusted vendor like these companies to avoid hair loss and get good results), stress or dosages that are a lot bigger than the recommended ones.

Now we will go onto each SARM and a few other compounds related to them.

Ostarine – MK2866

Ostarine is the mildest and most common SARM on the market. This means that it doesn’t cause hair loss except in extreme dosages (over 50mg a day for example). If you have real Ostarine, you definitely won’t lose your hair.

LGD 4033

LGD 4033 is one of the most common SARMs that people use in their cycles. About 1-2% of those people report hair shedding or hair loss when taking LGD 4033. Almost everybody that sees this side effects gets their hair back within a few weeks after the cycle, this is because the reason hair loss occurred was due to stress. In short, real LGD 4033 won’t cause hair loss, stressing yourself over losing your hair on cycle will.

MK677 – Ibutamoren

MK 677 or Ibutamoren (sometimes called Nutrobal) is not a SARM. It is actually a growth secretagogue, this means that it promotes the production of growth hormone in your body. This means that not only does MK677 NOT cause hair loss, but it is also a very common compound that people take to prevent hair loss from happening. Ibutamoren/MK677 will make your skin and hair better and healthier and will definitely not cause any hair loss.

Cardarine – GW50156

Cardarine or GW50156 is actually not a SARM, a lot of people talk about it when they talk about SARMs so that is why we included it on the list. It has no effect what so ever on your natural production of Testosterone and that is why it won’t cause hair loss at all. If you are taking real Cardarine, you 100% don’t have to worry about hair loss.

RAD 140 – Testolone

People often talk about RAD 140 and how it caused them to shed hair. The truth is that RAD 140 actually doesn’t cause hair loss at all, some people get very stressed about losing their hair on RAD 140 and that results in temporary hair loss/hair shedding.


YK11 is an amazing compound that is, along with S23, one of the strongest SARMs on the market. As the other SARMs, it won’t cause any hair loss when taken correctly. Some people reported hair loss when taking YK11 but the hair returned after the cycle so we can assume the hair loss happened because of stress. You can read more about YK11 in our article HERE.

S4 – Andarine

Andarine or S4 is a SARM that people place between Ostarine and LGD 4033 in terms of power and suppressiveness. If taken correctly with the right dosages and cycle length it should not cause any hair loss at all. Very few people report any hair loss or hair shedding when taking S4.

S9009 – Stenabolic

S9009 or Stenabolic is one of those compounds that people talk about when they talk about SARMs but it actually is NOT a SARM. Stenabolic is non-hormonal, which means that it won’t affect your Testosterone and therefore it won’t have anything to do with hair loss.


S23 is one of the strongest SARMs and will definitely suppress you, but still, if you stick to the correct dosages and a maximum 8week cycle, you won’t be seeing any hair loss. A few people report hair loss when taking S23 but that is because of the number of bunk S23 on the market. People who take real S23 will not see hair loss.

Video Format

If you want to get information oh the topic of SARMs hair loss, check out this video. It basically nicely goes over what we went through in this article.

How to prevent hair loss on a SARM cycle

We understand that a lot of people are worried that they could lose their hair on SARMs. We guarantee, that if you have real, pure SARMs, you shouldn’t worry about this. But still, let’s say you aren’t sure if your SARM is pure and you are worried that it might cause you to lose hair.

The best solution for this problem would be to use real MK 677 ( we recommend you buy it from this company, their MK 677 is 100% pure). We recommend that you use MK 677 for the duration of the whole cycle and for a few more weeks after you are finished (for example 12-15 weeks all together). This compound will cause your body to produce more growth hormone, which will basically make your skin and hair healthier and will actually block hair loss from happening.

So basically, we recommend that you take MK 677 during your cycle but the most important thing is of course, that you have 100% pure, high-quality SARMs, this way you will 100% avoid hair loss on your cycle.


In conclusion, no real, pure SARM will cause hair loss. In fact, if taken correctly, SARMs could even help to prevent hair loss. The most common reasons for hair loss occurring on SARM cycles are

  • Fake products with prohormones
  • Stress (the hair will return to normal after cycle)
  • Dosages way bigger than the recommended ones

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