What Leads to Baldness?

Answer Baldness, the loss or thinning of the hair on the scalp, is a condition that is particularly common in men, although it occurs in women as well. Hormonal changes and irritation can lead to brief gr... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What Leads to Baldness

What are the causes of baldness?

Baldness (alopecia) is a condition that afflicts both men and women. According to Medlineplus, at any one time 85 percent of your hair is in a growing stage, while 15 percent is in a resting or she... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Baldness?

Unfortunately, baldness can cause a person to appear older than they truly are and It can also cause an individual to feel less attractive, especially in social situations. Understand that sometime... Read More »

Do hats cause baldness?

On One Hand: The Truth of the MatterThe short answer is no---hats don't cause baldness. In fact, according to the experts at, "In order for the hair to fall out, the hat would have to be... Read More »

Does hairspray cause baldness?

On One Hand: Baldness is GeneticIn normal hair growth, a hair grows, is shed from the follicle and a new hair begins to grow. An as-yet-unidentified gene makes some people produce disproportionate ... Read More »