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What really causes male pattern baldness?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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