male pattern baldness


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male pattern baldness

n.
Progressive loss of scalp hair in men that usually begins in early adulthood and characteristically leads to loss of hair on the crown and above the temples; androgenetic alopecia. Also called male pattern hair loss.
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Noun1.male pattern baldness - loss of hair on the crown of the headmale pattern baldness - loss of hair on the crown of the head
baldness, phalacrosis - the condition of having no hair on the top of the head
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Male pattern baldness can not be treated at 100%, but it can be significantly slowed down with certain remedies, which are available both by prescription and over-the-counter.
Most common in men, male pattern baldness also affects some women and is usually more noticeable after a woman has been through the menopause.
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The study raises the possibility that drugs known as JAK inhibitors could be used to restore hair growth in multiple forms of hair loss such as that induced by male pattern baldness, and additional types that occur when hair follicles are trapped in a resting state.
Studies show that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness. But hair thinning and hair loss are also common among women.
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Commonly encountered hair dilemmas among clients are hair loss, premature graying, hereditary baldness, male pattern baldness, patchy baldness, dandruff, rashes, pimple-like protrusions (sometimes filled with pus) and dry brittle hair with split ends that can be due to frequent perming, straightening and excessive use of a hair dryer.
ISLAMABAD -- Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, a new study has revealed.