Male Pattern Baldness Directory
Male pattern baldness is responsible for the vast majority of male hair loss. Causes of male pattern baldness include diseases, medication reactions, stress, and more, but the most common cause is genetics. In male pattern baldness, the main symptom is a receding hairline and hair loss at the crown of the head. Toward the end of the stages of male pattern baldness, the only hair remaining is in a horseshoe pattern around the base of the scalp. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how male pattern baldness is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
The Signs of Hair Loss
Learn more from WebMD about the various symptoms of hair loss in men, women, and children.
Preventing Hair Loss
WebMD gives you tips on preventing hair loss.
Which Medicines Can Slow Men’s Hair Loss?
There’s no cure for baldness, but some medicines can help you hang on to the hair you already have
Diet and Healthy Hair
A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong and lustrous. WebMD explains.
Going Bald: It’s All in Your Head
Going bald? Bald men often feel ashamed and inferior, but they don’t have to. Learn where those feelings come from and how to deal with them.
Thinning Hair Care: Coloring, Styles, Shampoos, Cosmetic Products, and More
For women with hair loss, there are many options to improving your appearance. WebMD discusses styles, products, and other ways to make your hair appear thicker.
Men and Hair Loss: What Are the Options?
Men will go to great lengths to prevent and treat hair loss. From toupees to hair transplants to laser combs, find out the bald truth about hair loss products.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Male Pattern Baldness
The male pattern baldness (MPB) form of androgenetic alopecia (there is also a female pattern baldness) accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men.
Slideshow: Embarrassing Male Body Problems
Belly fat, back hair, drenching sweat, and a bright red nose are among the male body problems seen in this slideshow. Pictures help explain the causes and solutions.
Slideshow: Men's Hair Loss: Treatments and Solutions
Receding hairlines, thinning, bald spots -- learn to prevent further hair loss and make the most of what you've got. View solutions from hair products to surgery.