Going bald is a problem of millions of men. Adult man can lose about up to ten thousand hairs each daily. The normal cycle of hair growth lasts up to 2-3 years. Each hair grows about 1 centimeter in a month in this phase. About 90 percent of the hair on your head is growing simultaneously and approximately 10 percent of the hair on your scalp is resting so to say. After 3 to 4 months, the resting hair is gone and new hair starts to grow on its place. It is normal to lose some hairs each day as part of this process. Nevertheless, some people may have excessive hair loss. Hair loss of this type affects mostly men.
Under common baldness is usually meant male-pattern baldness, or permanent-pattern baldness. It is also called androgenetic alopecia. In this case hair loss typically results in a thinning hair line and baldness on the top of the head. Getting bald may take a long time between you start to lose hair and realize you are going bald.
Guys, if you are a man between the ages of about 20 to 45 and you noticed that you are losing scalp hair, it is for 90 per cent sure that you are suffering male pattern baldness. Usually the area on the crown of the head is the initial place of getting bald. Thinning of hair may lead to total baldness but more typically men have bald only the top of head.
Causes of Baldness:
- Vitamin/mineral deficiency
- Tight braids or pulled-back hair