In this video, you will learn about balding. The most common cause of balding in men is androgenetic alopecia, also known as male pattern hair loss. It is essentially a genetic condition and it is not easily treated. Usually, people know they are going to go bald.
It is genetic. Male balding usually starts at the temples. At some point, the hair on the crown starts to thin. The baldness is left at the top of your head. In this pattern, the top of hair loss is called alopecia. It is the medical name for hair loss. Hormones come along and make the follicles stop producing hair. There are many types of hair loss, but the most common is alopecia. What causes this? It is a genetic condition. 81% of hair loss is contributed to genetics. Mom and Dad’s side can contribute to hair loss. Our hair follicles create keratin. This can last anywhere from 2-6 years. Once the hair has matured, it hangs around for about eight months or so. For people who have a genetic condition where this happens. One of the most common myths is that having sex can lead to hair loss. This is not true.