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Baldness in men: its causes, treatments, and prevention tips

Baldness in men is one of the most common aesthetic problems among men, and it can be a source of embarrassment and anxiety for many, as baldness may affect the external appearance and completely change a person's appearance, affecting self-confidence and social interactions and the phenomenon of baldness is caused by several factors, including genetics, environmental factors, and hormonal changes and while baldness is normal for many men as they age, some people can start losing hair at an early age, which promotes feelings of distress and anxiety.

In this article, we will explore the causes of baldness in men, the factors that affect it, in addition to the options available to treat it and in the end, we will talk about practical tips for maintaining healthy scalp and hair and delaying the appearance of signs of baldness as much as possible.

What is baldness in men?

Baldness in men, also known as male pattern hair loss or male alopecia, is a condition characterized by hair loss in specific areas of the scalp, leading to an advancing hairline and progressively splitting of the hair and shrinking of the hair, and eventually, it can cause complete hair loss and in those areas, as baldness is a common phenomenon among men and can appear late in the twenties or at an early age, as the degree of baldness varies from person to person, as it can be mild and limited in some cases and severe in others.

We notice that in a normal state, a man is at risk of losing 100 hairs a day, but he regains them and grows instead, but the problem is that hair loss begins without regaining it.

Causes of baldness in men

Genetics: The genetic factor is considered one of the most important factors in baldness in men and if one parent suffers from baldness, it is likely that their children will have a tendency to develop this condition.

Hormones: Hormones play an important role in the development of baldness, as the male hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is thought to play a major role in hair loss in men and the effect of this hormone on hair follicles causes them to shrink and undermine their ability to produce hair.

Environmental factors and biotype: Some environmental factors such as stress, improper nutrition, and smoking may affect the health of the scalp and hair, which may contribute to increasing the chances of baldness, also, an unhealthy lifestyle and constant stress may affect scalp health and hair growth.

Skin conditions: Some skin conditions such as dermatitis and psoriasis can cause hair loss in men.

Mental and psychological factors: Psychological stress, anxiety, and depression may contribute to hair loss or speed up the progression of baldness in some men.

Symptoms of baldness

Hair loss: Baldness usually begins with hair loss in the forehead and hairline, and this loss can gradually extend to the vertex area.

Reduced hair size: As baldness progresses, the hairs emerging from each hair follicle become smaller and thinner, making the hair appear curlier and less dense.

Increased visibility of skin differences: As baldness progresses, the difference between the exposed scalp and remaining hair can become more noticeable.

Forms completely hairless areas: Hairless areas appear in the forehead or at the top of the head and gradually increase in size as baldness progresses.

Increased hair loss in the bathroom or on the pillow: Some people notice that they find larger amounts of hair falling out when they use the bathroom or when they wake up in the morning.

Fine hair: It may appear instead of natural hair in the affected areas. It is thin, weak and cannot be seen clearly.

Methods of treating baldness in men

There are several ways to treat baldness, whether natural or medical. Here are some common methods:

Natural remedies:

Healthy nutrition: Make sure to eat a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals that are important for hair health, such as vitamins B, C, D, zinc, and iron.

Scalp massage: Regular scalp massage can help stimulate blood flow to hair follicles and promote hair growth.

Natural oil therapy: Some oils, such as argan oil and coconut oil, can help strengthen and nourish hair.

Natural Herbs: Some studies indicate that herbs such as aloe vera may help promote scalp health and hair growth.

Medical treatments:

Hair growth stimulating products: These products include chemicals that stimulate hair growth, such as minoxidil and finasteride.

Hair transplantation: Hair transplantation is a surgical procedure during which hair follicles are transferred from the back area of ​​the head to the bald areas.

Laser therapy: Laser therapy can help stimulate hair growth by stimulating hair follicles.

Hormonal treatments: In some cases, hormonal treatments such as biotin and male hormones can be used to improve scalp health and reduce hair loss.

In conclusion, baldness is a common problem facing many men around the world, although it may be difficult to stop hair loss completely, there are many options available to deal with this problem and whether natural or medical treatments, our goal is to improve scalp health, hair growth and self-confidence.

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