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Hair Loss Diagnosis
Most of the time, hair loss is something that men feel that they need to accept and embrace since they are under the impression that nothing can be done about it. IHI recommends that you see a doctor about your receding hairline to come to a conclusion about why you must be losing your hair before you accept this fate.
Male pattern baldness and other forms of hair loss are diagnosed by a physical examination and a study of the medical history of the individual. Most of the time, balding is diagnosed as male pattern baldness but there could be other possible causes if the patient is young, female, or experiencing abnormal hair loss.
Male pattern baldness is an genetically inherited condition which results in different patterns of hair follicles hair that are sensitive to the male hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT). The effects typically begins at puberty when testosterone and DHT begin to circulate in men . this causes your hair follicles to shrink and gradually over time stop growing. Most people fail to see the change until they reach their late 20’s or 30’s, because the scalp does not appear thin or balding until one losses 50% of the hair. Click here to learn more.
Alopecia areata is another form of hair loss that is a very common cause for balding. Alopecia areata is a skin disease that usually affects the scalp by producing patchy areas of hair loss. This particular pattern of balding is an autoimmune disorder where hair follicles are damaged by a misguided immune system. It is most often seen in adults from age 30 to 60.
Here is a list of various causes of hair loss in men.
Causes of Hair Loss In Men