Six facts about MPHL

Here are six facts you probably didn’t know about male pattern hair loss (MPHL):

  • Hair loss is usually only noticeable after losing 50% of the normal scalp hair density.
  • MPHL is genetic and progressive.
  • There are a number of genes are responsible for MPHL and they probably come from BOTH parents (not passed down from the mothers side of the family as many people believe)
  • 50% of men have MPHL by the age of 50.
  • One study suggests only 8% of non-balding men stated that going bald would not concern them, while 50% with mild hair loss and 75% with moderate to severe hair loss were
  • MPHL makes up 95% of all hair loss in men

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