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For a lot of men, a receding hairline is an inevitable part of life. In most cases, hair loss is hereditary but dietary, and lifestyle factors can also contribute to balding. Let's take a look at the nine most common factors that cause men's hair loss.

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1. Heredity

Male-pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia, is one of the leading causes of hair loss in men. It is a genetically determined disorder where hair is lost in a well-defined manner, and the hairline recedes in a characteristic M-shape. Approximately 70 percent of men have hair loss by the time they are in their 60s. Androgens are the hormones responsible for initiating hair thinning, and while there are treatments, the results may be unsatisfactory.

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