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Most frequent questions and answers hair loss
Hair loss is most commonly caused by genetics (inherited from your parents), and male pattern baldness is always inherited.
Other hair loss conditions such as alopecia are caused by an autoimmune problem.
There is currently no way to prevent this genetic disorder, and also no cure.
Medications containing finasteride or minoxidil have been found to reduce or stop hair loss. The effect of these treatments only last as long as the treatment is being taken.
Androgenetic alopecia is a medical term for male pattern baldness. It occurs when a males hair follicles become overly sensitive to male sex hormones. The follicles then shrink and eventually stop growing hair.
Other alopecia conditions are thought to be caused by an autoimmune disease.
No. There is currently no definitive cure for male pattern baldness.
There are a variety of treatment options available, the most common being finasteride. When taking finasteride you should continue taking the full course as if you stop taking finasteride, you will probably lose any hair gained.