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Many people have believes that “hair loss comes from the mother’s side of the family. There is a slightly higher frequency of inheritance from the mother’s side but male pattern hair loss is a genetic trait that can be inherited from either parent. Research suggests that...

Hormones are biochemical products produced by various glands located throughout the body. These glands release hormones directly into the bloodstream, spreading the chemicals throughout the body. Testosterone, the major male sex hormone, and other hormones that have masculinizing effects are made primarily in the testicles. When...

Androgenetic alopecia or common male pattern baldness (MPB) accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men. By the age of thirty-five two-thirds of men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss and by the age of fifty approximately 85% of men have...

The Norwood system of classification is the most commonly used classification for hair loss in men. It defines two major patterns and several less common types. In the regular Norwood pattern, two areas of hair loss gradually enlarge to produce a recession at the temples and...

The Ludwig Classification uses three stages to describe female pattern genetic hair loss: • Type I (mild) • Type II (moderate) • Type III (extensive)In all three Ludwig stages, there is hair loss on the front and top of the scalp with relative preservation of the frontal hairline....