What is male pattern baldness?

Androgenic Alopecia. Male pattern baldness is a hereditary condition that results in thinning or baldness of the temples, frontal scalp, and/or crown. The sides and back of the scalp are unaffected. It is well known that a hormone, dihidrotestosterone (dht), results in miniturization of the hair follicles, causing the hair to thin and become fine. Treatments include topical 5% rogaine (minoxidil) (otc) & Propecia 1mg daily (rx).
Male pattern baldnes. Male pattern baldness is another name for male pattern androgenetic alopecia. It is caused by genetic factors and hormones.

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What causes male pattern baldness?

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. Read more...

What really causes male pattern baldness?

Hair loss. Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predisposition. Read more...
It's genetic. Look around, and you'll notice that the more chest hair a man is blessed with as a young adult, the sooner and more completely he goes bald. The correlation's quite close. One of the cults has published some fake "scientific" stuff about how sex causes baldness; it's totally made up to frighten gullible people. 95% of a man's good looks is fitness, not where the hair is. PhotoGuy isn't upset. Read more...

What is solution of male pattern baldness...Tell me abt that?

Male baldness. There is no solution-as this is genetically driven--besides going to hair restoration clinics--the topical application of rogaine (minoxidil) may offer some help---if successful this would be a life long treatment. Read more...

What's the difference between male pattern baldness and the development of a mature hairline?

Similar . A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name describes, progresses in specific patterns over the scalp-usually sparing the posterior ring of hair. The pattern of hair loss is regulated by genetics, hormone changes--dht. Read more...

What can be done for male pattern baldness?

A short list. Topical rogaine, (minoxidil) Finasteride pills, transplants or hairpieces. There are some lasers that purport to grow hair ( dubious but possible). Other options may be highly advertised but are ripoffs. Read more...

What are the solution for male pattern baldness in teenage?

Baldness. This is unusual in a teenager and I would suggest he gets a physical to be sure there is not an endocrine problem with his hormones. Read more...