Hair loss is the loss of hair strands due to hair fall. All of us lose more than a dozen hair strands each day. This is actually normal as we will be able to grow back some of the hair we have lost once the hair growth cycle of your hair follicles reaches anew. However, there are some individuals who have inherited a genetic condition that inevitably turns them bald from having lost too many hair strands. The problem with their genetic condition is that their hair follicles grow thin until they are no longer able to grow hair and eventually die. The loss of hair follicles means that they will not be able to regenerate the strands that have been lost.
The genetic condition of male pattern baldness is passed through the male offspring of those who have the condition. Although women may have it in their genes, it is more likely that they will pass the condition to their male offspring. While there are cases where women too suffer from hair loss, the bald condition they form does not follow the pattern baldness that men with the genetic trait encounters. Continue reading