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    Throwing off the toupee on male pattern baldness

    It’s time to cast off some myths and reveal some of the facts around androgenic alopecia (“male pattern baldness”). First off, despite its common name, this condition can impact both men and women, and is by far the most common form of hair loss seen clinically. Up to 70% of men and 40% of women may be affected in their lifetime. Why is it so prevalent? The reason for its prevalence in men is due to the fact that hair follicles respond to androgens…