1 doctor weighed in:

What causes male pattern baldness?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine

In brief: Male pattern baldnes

Usually there is a genetic predisposition.
Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids.

In brief: Male pattern baldnes

Usually there is a genetic predisposition.
Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
14 years in practice
421K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors