What determines baldness?

Answer Alopecia, the medical term for hair loss, is most common in men, but women are also susceptible. There are several sources of baldness, most of which cannot be medically reversed.GeneticsA genetic ... Read More »

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What Leads to Baldness?

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 »

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 »

What Causes Baldness in Women?

While men can go to extremes to disguise their bald heads, it's accepted that some men will and do go bald and many wear "cue ball" heads with pride. However, female hair loss can be more psycholog... Read More »

What are the causes of baldness in women?

Female baldness is not caused by the same problems that cause male baldness, which is primarily related to genetics. As a result, a woman may be surprised to find she is losing her hair. Female hai... Read More »