Since the beginning of time, whenever there have been vital facts, there have also been great myths. Does stress cause hair fall? What is male pattern baldness? What is DHT? Are there any home solutions for baldness?
According to the NHS, 8 million women in the UK experience hair loss, which is medically known as alopecia. It can lead to a number of psychological problems including poor self-esteem and heightened self-consciousness.
Male pattern baldness generally results in a receding hairline, followed by thinning of the hair on the crown and temples. In some cases, it progresses to complete baldness. According to the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 40% of men will experience noticeable hair loss by the age of thirty-five.
Let’s bust some of the most popular Hair Loss myths:
Fact: This is completely untrue as hair density is a polygenic trait, in a lay man’s language it means it is determined by more than one ancestor’s gene.
Fact: Most of the leading health expert say that masturbation is a healthy way to release stress and experience pleasure. In this case masturbation, could actually be a solution for it.
Fact: It is normal to lose some hair while washing, it is part of the natural growth cycle.
Fact: Unless you are wearing a really tight hat or a cap that cuts off the blood circulation you can wear it as much as you want to.
Fact: Testosterone is the main hormone considered for hair loss.
Fact: For men, hair loss can begin in teenage years. In such cases, it is necessary to consult a hair restoration specialist.