Hair is an important structure cosmetically. It forms the framework of the face, how we look is largely decided by the appearance of hair.
Hair loss causes significant psychosocial problems and impacts the men severely.
Fall of hair up to 100 per day is a natural phenomenon, but when these hairs do not grow again because of some reason it results in baldness.
Causes of Alopecia in Men
There are various causes for fall of hair, important one is as follows-
Androgenetic – This is the most common cause of hair loss in men. Men carry genes for hair loss from either or both parents. Hormone testosterone activates the genetic sequence which is responsible for hair loss. The age of onset, its rate of fall and grade of baldness depends also on some other factors and may be different in different persons.
Other causes are Severe illness, Malnutrition, Vitamin deficiency, improper lifestyle, stress and pollution.