Hair Loss in Men
About Hair Loss
All men will experience some thinning of their hair during their lives- many are not concerned by it, and have no wish to take any action, whilst others may prefer to seek treatment. Finasteride ( also known as Propecia) is a medication that can help to improve hair growth in some men.
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Health Library- Male Pattern Baldness
All men will experience a some loss of hair over time. For most, this does not cause much concern, but some may wish to do something about it. Male pattern baldness is thought to be caused by increased sensitivity of the hair follicles to the hormone dihydrotestosterone- the hair follicles gets smaller over time, causing the hair to become thinner and fall out more easily- it usually starts around the temples and top of the head, and may spread to other areas.
There are a few potential treatments. Finasteride (Propecia) can be useful in some cases- up to 1 in 3 men may experience enough regrowth with this treatment to make it worth continuing. If hair loss is unusual in pattern, appears patchy or occurs very rapidly, it’s wise to speak to a doctor to ensure their are no underlying causes. The following articles explore the issue of male pattern hair loss in more detail.
Most men will experience some degree of hair loss during their lives- many have no wish to take any action, but some may opt to seek treatment. So, what causes male pattern baldness and [...]
Hair loss is a normal process which naturally occurs as men get older. It is thought to affect almost all men at some point in their life, and at least half of all men [...]