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    Default Do You Have Hereditary Hair Loss?

    If the receding hairlines of your relatives make you nervous about losing your own hair, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, hereditary hair loss is the most common form of hair loss, affecting almost half of all men and one quarter of all women.There are a lot of myths surrounding hereditary hair loss, so we want to explain the causes and treatments for this condition. Keep reading to learn more about the science behind hereditary hair loss and what you can do if you have it.Hereditary Hair Loss: The Most Common Form of ThinningHereditary or genetic hair loss is very common. It’s more often called male or female pattern baldness. Hereditary hair loss is more common in men, and almost half of men will experience this issue to some extent by the age of 50. However, women can also suffer from hereditary hair loss. For every five men with the condition, three women have it also.The Science Behind Hereditary Hair LossHereditary hair loss is caused by a combination of hormones and genetics. During hereditary hair loss, a male hormone called DHT miniaturizes the hair follicles until they stop producing hair. While scientists know that this process is related to an individual’s genetics, they’re not sure of the exact mechanism behind hereditary hair loss. It’s thought that people with hereditary hair loss either produce more DHT, or they have hair follicles that are more sensitive to the hormone. Further research in the future will help to answer these questions and improve treatments for Hereditary hair loss.For men, hereditary hair loss occurs in a pattern beginning at the temples and crown. This form of thinning most commonly begins at age 30, but it can start any time after puberty. Ninety-nine percent of hair loss in men is hereditary hair loss.For women, hereditary hair loss looks a little different. Women with genetic hair loss may experience diffuse thinning all over the scalp and a widening part, but maintain their frontal hairline. Hereditary hair loss in women usually begins around age 30 and generally becomes noticeable within about 10 years, by the age of 40.[url=[/url] | [url=[/url]
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