Male Pattern Baldness

Male pattern baldness is one of the most common causes of hair loss in men. Worldwide, almost 62% of men in the age group of 20 to 40 years report significant loss of hair. Male pattern baldness begins with loss of hair from the front or crown area and follows a typical pattern. Experts have identified nine prominent stages through which male pattern baldness progresses. The main cause of male pattern baldness is the action of androgens on hair follicles. Apart from this some lifestyle factors such as poor nutrition, too much stress, smoking habits, and others too can contribute to hair loss in male pattern baldness. This article describes in detail the causes, risk factors, and treatment options to prevent hair loss and subsequent male pattern baldness.
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