What Do Doctors Mean by Hair Loss or Baldness

Hair Loss or Baldness

LA StylersThe Mr. Clean look is in vogue. So many guys are affirming their machismo with the “Sans Hair” dome. But there are other folks out there who are not bald by choice and they don’t want to be. So what is baldness? What does hair loss or baldness mean medically?

Hair Loss does not refer to the normal “shedding of hair” that is part of the natural hair growth cycle. Shedding of 50 to 100 hairs a day is not unusual. Hair loss refers to the loss of hair do to hair follicles remaining in a dormant stage of the cycle with not hair growing.

Typically hair loss is due to genetic predisposition and the effects of hormones in the body. This type of hair loss is called: “Andro-Genetic”.  Simply put, you’re losing hair because you are genetically predisposed to. Your follicles have been programmed to become sensitive to the changing hormonal activity in your scalp. This means that certain follicles become sensitive to your naturally occurring hormones, and the body begins to slowly reject them.

Great advances in hair restoration make early intervention the best idea. Beverly Hills and Los Angeles top hair restoration doctors are leaders in this medical field and have a high level of success.

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