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What causes male pattern baldness and how to stop it
We think of our hair as one of our defining physical characteristics. It’s part of our natural appearance that we can shape and style as we like. But as you get older or if you develop a condition, you may lose your hair through no fault of your own.
Losing your hair can be disappointing and traumatic. Any condition that alters your appearance can directly impact your confidence and the way you feel about yourself in general. But the good news is that you may be able to stop or reverse your hair loss depending on the cause.
Here, we’ll discuss the causes of hair loss and what you can do to slow it down.
Medically reviewed by
Daniel Atkinson, GP Clinical Lead