Why guys Are Going Bald Younger — and 8 How to Stop the Shedding

Learn how to handle hair thinning

By Leah Zerbe, Men’s Wellness

Whenever a person starts to get bald, a couple of things get down the drain—his hair and their self-confidence. Some 62 per cent of balding guys in a study that is spanish losing their hair could deflate their self-esteem. It isn’t 21st-century superficiality: “Thick locks has long been connected with youth and masculinity,” claims Albert Mannes, Ph.D., a University of Pennsylvania researcher who’s studied perceptions of balding. “Hair loss signals aging.”

But hair loss can be deceiving: Two-thirds of males face hair thinning by age 35, and a poor hereditary hand is usually the culprit. Male-pattern hair thinning is an inherited sensitiveness to dihydrotestosterone (DHT, a by-product of testosterone), that leads to finer locks, a receding hairline, last but not least a scalp that is deserted. Continue reading Why guys Are Going Bald Younger — and 8 How to Stop the Shedding