Male pattern baldness is the condition of hair loss in men. Almost 50% of the men lose hair over the age of 50. Everyone faces the problem of hair loss, and they may lose up to 100 strands of hair per day that even regrow and cycle starts again. This situation is quite usual. But most of the men start noticing that they are losing hair, more than casual routine, and the hair is not growing back. This condition may lead to thinning of hair, and the result is baldness. There are several reasons for hair loss. The main reason is genetics. The genes that you carry for hair growth from your parents does not function at any age. The male pattern starts from a thin line in the center and short hair at the start of the head crown.
The second reason for hair loss is the male sex hormone known as androgen. This hormone is necessary for hair growth so, hair loss due to improper functioning of this hormone known to be androgenetic alopecia. Scientists proved that hair follicles are sensitive to hormone DHT. This hormone causes the hair follicles to shrink the hair gets short and thin, and finally, the hair follicles are closed, and hair does not regrow. This condition can cause male pattern baldness excessively. Hair loss due to genetics causes the hair to fall so early, and baldness starts from the thinning of hair at the head crown.
Hair loss also occurs due to after taking some medications that may lead to cancer. So you must consult your doctor if you are passing through such a condition. The other situation is bald spots or patches at your scalp, but it can recover after a short span. It can result due to autoimmune disease in which your immune system attacks the body and can cause hair destruction.
The other reasons for hair fall are;
- Alternative chemotherapy
- Poor nutrition or diet deficiency
- medications for many diseases
- Too much little iron in the diet or due to Vitamin A stress
So the male pattern baldness is not such a big issue in men, but it could link with coronary disease, diabetes mellitus, prostate cancer, etc. So you must consult a doctor if you are facing sudden hair loss. Diffuse thinning is the most common hair loss pattern in men in which hair loss occurs equally at the whole scalp and does not necessary to effect the hairline. It can observe when your hair is wet.
There are different ways to treat male pattern baldness. The initial treatment may be medication if the hair loss is not severe. Other ways are;
- Finasteride and dutasteride
- Shampoo treatment
- and the final treatment is transplantation.
Transplantation widely used to treat baldness patterns worldwide. It involves FUE, FUT, FUSS to regrow normal hair strength. Its cost may be different in different regions of the world. But it may be affordable easily by any person. Cost can be different for different sessions, or medications are necessary after the surgery. The person can return to routine work after 2-3 days, and hair growth starts after the three months. These methods seem to be successful for baldness patterns in men. If you are suffering from pattern baldness, you may contact with us +92-333-430-9999