Androgenetic alopecia, popularly known as baldness, is the biggest cause of hair loss. The incidence of this disease is determined by genetic and hormonal influences. Baldness is a problem that especially affects men by 60%, because testosterone, the male hormone, is most responsible for hair loss. Despite the great psychological impact, already studied in several scientific publications, it is known that there are still few men who seek treatment.
Baldness, when affects women, has enormous significance in relation to self-esteem, being a frequent reason for seeking treatment.
The hair has great importance in women’s aesthetics and is highly valued as a feminine characteristic because they frame their face. Androgenic alopecia (baldness) is a physiological manifestation that affects mainly men, but it can also affect women. It usually occurs due to a genetic inheritance and hormonal changes.