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There are several reasons…. Male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) happens when there is a change in hormone levels, particularly later in life. Even though this is just a natural part of the aging process for millions of men (half of the 50 million in the US who go bald do so by age 50it can cause psychological distress, and even depression.
Hair loss is also commonly linked to genetics – if you have a first or second-degree relative who has gone bald, you have a greater chance of going bald yourself. Your ethnicity may also have a role to play: around 50% of white men are affected by baldness by the time they reach 50, and around 80% by 70, whereas other racial groups, for example Japanese and Chinese, are less prone to baldness.
It’s a good idea to check with a doctor or dermatologist if you notice your hair begin to thin out. Unanticipated or abrupt hair loss may indicate an underlying health disorder, such as a fungal infection, lupus, or a thyroid problem, which needs medical intervention. Other hair loss triggers include nutritional issues, like an iron deficiency or malnutrition, certain medicines, like blood thinners, anticoagulants and retinoids, or medical conditions like hypertension or high blood pressure, diabetes, prostate cancer, and obesity. It can also happen due to stress, following a major operation, or after an illness.
All these factors add to the slow contraction of scalp hair follicles, causing hair to gradually grow shorter and thinner, until new hair stops growing altogether.
On the bright side, many men who have lost their hair find ways to boost their confidence and enhance their appearance through fashion and fitness. Others simply accept the change without stressing, seeing it as a sign of maturity rather than aging – after all, the shaved look can be cool and sexy — think Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, David Beckham, Vin Diesel, Shaquille O’Neal
In another Sensica breakthrough, you can now get real-time feedback about your treatment. Yes, real-time! That means you get feedback as you do the treatment, even when you’re doing it on your own at home, you’re not alone. We’re right there with you, guiding your hand, making sure you’re doing it right and ensuring you get the very best results.
Our world-first app will leave you in no doubt as to whether a treatment is working, right in the moment, without having to wait. You’ll find out how to perfect your technique, how long to carry on and even what settings to use, so you can optimize results with every movement during every treatment.
Still not feeling 100% confident? That’s absolutely fine!
Just contact one of our aestheticians for personal advice and guidance.