The possible causes of baldness and hair loss and its relationship with one's virility, intelligence, ethnicity, job, social class, wealth etc. Androgenic hair loss was thought to be sex linked dominant in males and to be sex linked recessive in females. Research suggests that the gene for the androgen receptor is located on the X chromosome .
There is a 50% chance that a person shares as their maternal grandfather. Because women the androgen receptor gene while men only have one.
However research has also shown that a person with a balding father also has a significantly greater chance of experiencing hair loss. and hair regrowth. So it the use and abuse as well as mental diseases could have negative effect on hair growth and number. Which is incorrect.
It may also be due to the fact that cholesterol is involved in the process of neurogenesis and also the base material from which the body ultimately manufactures DHT. While the notion that bald men are more intelligent may lack credibility in the modern world, in the ancient world if a person was bald it was likely that he had an adequate amount of fat in his diet. Thus, his mental development was probably not stunted by malnutrition during his crucial formative years, he was more likely to be wealthy, and also have had access to a formal education. However a sedentary lifestyle is less likely to correlate, and dietary fat content.
No to mention all those whihc are as attractive, fit, mentally stable and generally with minimal hair problems. This extends to people having intellectual jobs more prone to baldness problems compared to manual laborers, sometimes to male college or university students when compared to workers of the same age. This is suspect because many counterexamples exist. There is evidence, confirmed by cross cultural studies, for an association between androgen levels and intellectual ability.
These findings are controversial. Total testosterone correlates with tactual-spatial abilities and to the degree of lateralization. Testosterone in the saliva correlates to tactual-spatial test scores and to field independence. DHT and the ratio DHT/total testosterone relate to fluency and negatively to lateralization of performance.
Greek or Macedonian heritage have the highest percentage of bald or balding men. Bulgaria and Romania show that Greek men of the same age group and study period had the highest percentage of full crown baldness or Alopeciae totalis. Another typical study during the same period showe total studied males also suffered the highest amount of random hair loss.
To accelerate baldness in genetically susceptible individuals. Stress due to sleep deprivation in military recruits lowered testosterone levels. Whether it can cause hair loss by some other mechanism is not clear.
Men with androgenic alopecia can show a higher level of androgens. However androgen levels are not the only determining factor in baldness. Further, person's degree of hair loss may be more indicative of their past.
Proposed as a popular remedy against baldness, Shaving doesn't increase the number of healthy hair on the scalp. There are many misconceptions about what can help prevent hairloss, one of these being that frequent ejaculation may have an influence on MPB. Higher free testosterone levels may correlate with both hairloss and increased sex drive in predisposed individuals.
While Minoxidil is a vasodilator and is speculated to work, in part, by increasing blood flow to hair follicles. Others showed signs of going bald and hair thinning with hair loss. male pattern hair loss begins. This is due to dihydrotestosterone. Since hats are not washed as frequently as other clothing, they can also and possible contamination in men with naturally oily scalps.