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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...

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....

• Obstetric and gynecologic conditions such as ovarian tumors, post-partum and post-menopausal states. • Iron deficiency anemia. • Thyroid disease. • Connective tissue diseases, such as Lupus. • Nutritional causes including crash diets, bulimia, protein/calorie deficiency, essential fatty acid or zinc deficiency and hypervitaminosis A. • Stress from surgical procedures,...