Bald People Facts And Issues
Facts about baldness
Hair loss affects men more than women. According to a study in Victoria, Australia, 75% of men and and per cent of women aged 80 and over lose their hair. This % increases with age. In America, 40 million men and 30 million women are affected by baldness. Baldness can be total or partial.
Causes of hair loss in women
There are a multitude of reasons why women lose their hair. The cause are:
- medication suxh as fertility drugs
- chemicals used in treatments
- long term illness
- actions of hormones
- hereditary, which is the most common reason
- weight loss very quickly
- skin conditions
Causes of hair loss in men
The causes of hair loss in men can be similar and different from the causes in hair loss in women. Some of these causes are:
- chronological age is the main reason
- medication for cholesterol, heart desease, etc
- stress for long periods
- unhealthy scalp
- a male hormone called androgens
- treatments for infections
- mites which live in oily scalp
Psychological effects of baldness
Baldness is a very sensitive issue for both sexes, but more so for women. Women associate hair health with being attractive, feminine and beautiful. On the other hand, men associate hair with vigor, youth, attractiveness and good looks.
Baldness can cause stress to those involved because of the body image and appearance. It can isolate people and can damage self-respect.
People can judge you differently if you are bald. My ex partner's mother did not want to see her son for many years mainly because of him being partially bald. She constantly tried to convince him to have hair transplant. She told him that she was embarrassed that her son is bald. It took many years and her getting old and sick to finally accept her son.
Treatment of baldness
There are a few treatments for baldness if it is not hereditary. A few are listed below:
- reduce stress
- treatment of causes of baldness
- healty sclap environment
- different products clinicaly approved
- hair transplant
Good News For Bald Men!
The good news for bald men is:
BALD IS VERY FASSIONABLE THESE DAYS!
A lot of men shave their head because they believe it is very attractive to women.