androgenetic alopecia

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an·dro·ge·net·ic alopecia

 (ăn′drō-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair associated with increased sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens, thought to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors. It is more common and more severe in men (where it is referred to as "male pattern baldness" or "male pattern hair loss") than in women ("female pattern baldness" or "female pattern hair loss").
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Higher production of androgens and testosterone can cause excessive hair growth on the face or chin (called "hirsutism"), male-pattern baldness, and infrequent or irregular menstrual cycles.
When it occurs in men, it is referred as male-pattern baldness while in women, it is known as female-pattern baldness.
A new study has linked male-pattern baldness and turning grey young with a more than five-fold risk of heart disease before the age of 40.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Nov 30 (ANI): Male-pattern baldness and premature greying of hair is linked to more than five-fold risk of heart disease before the age of 40 years than obesity, warns a recent study.
The research could lead to new treatments for alopecia areata - an autoimmune disease that causes patchy hair loss from the scalp and eyebrows - or even male-pattern baldness.
The most common cause of hair loss is a hereditary condition called male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness.
I myself have male-pattern baldness. (Sorry, Male-Pattern BALDNESS.) Since Baldness is a Hair Disease, is it also a more general form of Hirsutism?
This could greatly expand the utility of hair restoration surgery to women and to younger patients - now it is largely restricted to the treatment of male-pattern baldness in patients with stable disease."