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Causes of hair loss in men

Hair loss or baldness affects about 40% of men by the age of 35 and 65% by the age of 60. However, the hair may start falling out at any age depending on the cause. Let’s take a closer look at the causes of hair loss in men. Genetics Genetics is the cause of the […]

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Types of hair loss in males

Androgenetic Alopecia Androgenetic Alopecia is the most common and widespread type of hair loss. According to the American Hair Loss Association, this type of hair loss accounts for as much as 95% of all hair loss cases in men. Approximately 2/3 of American men will face some degree of hair loss by the age of […]

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Computers as a Cause of Hair Loss in Men

In the US, the Census Bureau has been collating information on computers and the usage thereof for almost 30 years. It’s plain to see from the annual statistics that the technological evolution has expanded substantially in later years. In 1984, approximately 8.2% of all homes in the US had computers compared to the 2012 figures […]

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Stress and Hair Loss – Are They Connected?

Hair loss is a traumatic experience for people suffering from the condition. A gloriously thick mane of hair plays a crucial role in defining the personality of an individual. Persistent hair loss can rob them of their self-confidence, mental equilibrium and poise. More so, when the hair loss is sudden and effusive. Major Causes of […]

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Alopecia: Is testosterone to blame for hair loss?

Hair loss can be induced by many factors, starting with poor diet and ending with genetic predisposition. It can be a purely cosmetic problem and not a permanent one. For example, if hair loss happens seasonally (in November, March or April), it can be associated with hypovitaminosis which can cause a decrease in body defenses. […]

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Smoking as a Cause of Hair Loss in Men

Smoking is a well-known contributor to ill-health; in fact statistics show that it is the single and most preventable cause of death. Smoking has long been diagnosed as a cause of lung cancer, heart disease and emphysema; it is also known to affect skin health and to accelerate the aging process. In recent years however, […]

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