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What causes a lot of men to go bald early, and is there a way to not go bald?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Male Pattern

Many men have family members with baldness and begin to lose their scalp hair during their teenage years.
This is genetic androgenetic alopecia. Treatment with topical Minoxidil foam 5% (rogaine) twice per day will help reduce the hair loss.

In brief: Male Pattern

Many men have family members with baldness and begin to lose their scalp hair during their teenage years.
This is genetic androgenetic alopecia. Treatment with topical Minoxidil foam 5% (rogaine) twice per day will help reduce the hair loss.
Dr. Stephen Friedman
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Genetics .

Male-pattern baldness leads to bald spots & receding hairline.
Other causes: Alopecia,Ringworm infection, scarring alopecia (from conditions like Lichen planus, Lupus & Sarcoidosis), hormonal changes (menopause, pregnancy, childbirth), thyroid imbalance, excess Vit. A intake, certain medications, trichotillomania or a significant emotional or physical shock. You can't change your genetics. These

In brief: Genetics .

Male-pattern baldness leads to bald spots & receding hairline.
Other causes: Alopecia,Ringworm infection, scarring alopecia (from conditions like Lichen planus, Lupus & Sarcoidosis), hormonal changes (menopause, pregnancy, childbirth), thyroid imbalance, excess Vit. A intake, certain medications, trichotillomania or a significant emotional or physical shock. You can't change your genetics. These
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
tips may provide some benefit. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture.
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