Hair loss can be distressing for men and women. Often the sense is “why me?”. So, here we’ll consider the main 7 reasons for losing hair. In no particular order: Your genetics. Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) is the cause of approximately 95% of substantial hair loss, hair thinning and baldness in men around the world. One of the principal causes of MPB (which can also affect women though rarely to the same degree of severity) arises from the interaction between your hair follicles and a hormone called DHT (dihydrotestosterone). Basically, your hair follicles are ‘triggered’ to start shrinking by DHT..
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Let’s consider the most common form of male hair loss – Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) or as it’s sometimes called, “Androgenic Alopecia”. The background Very roughly, about 95% of global male receding hairlines, thinning hair and eventually substantial or total baldness arise from MPB. It’s called a “pattern” because as the hair thins and recedes, it quite often does so in a very predictable fashion and area-by-area on the head. Again, fairly often at one stage, the remaining hair appears to be roughly in the shape of an “M”. There are however, a variety of sub-types of MPB that may.
In this article, we’ll outline a good hair care regime for men. However, in the interests of objectivity, we should point out two things up-front: individual regimes will depend, to some extent, upon your own hair’s condition and status. There is no substitute for an expert’s inspection and then advice; not everyone necessarily holds the same views. Unfortunately, there is a lot of advice out there which may be right but which also isn’t necessarily supported by solid scientific experimental evidence. So, it may also be wrong. Once again, make sure you consult an expert. Some basics In general terms:.
Hair loss is no laughing matter for those who experience it. Contrary to much popular myth, it isn’t “just one of those things” that you need to live with. There are hair loss treatments that can be effective in reducing the rate of loss and stimulating hair growth. In passing, this is by no means a male-only problem. Here are the top 7 things you can do to practically stimulate hair growth and reduce your rate of hair loss. Consult an expert It’s amazing and sometimes a little depressing, to see how people suffering from hair loss will often believe old wives’.