Male Pattern Baldness Preventing

When it comes to preventing male baldness, there’s good news and bad news. First, the bad news: If male pattern baldness is in your genes, there’s nothing you can do to change that.

The good news, though, is you may have some success in preventing hair loss caused by other factors and at the same time minimize the amount of hair you lose. Follow these three tips to prevent baldness as much as possible.

Preventing Baldness Tip #1: Maintain Good Hygiene

Practicing good hair hygiene, mainly through regularly shampooing your hair, is the first step in preventing hair loss. Doctors recommend you be gentle with your hair and let it air-dry whenever possible.

Avoiding compulsively twisting or pulling your hair, or excessively rubbing your scalp, may also help in preventing male baldness. Conditions resulting in an itchy scalp can cause temporary hair loss; if this is a problem, talk to your doctor about using a medicated shampoo.

Preventing Baldness Tip #2: Eat a Balanced Diet

Eating a balanced diet may help you to prevent hair loss. In particular, doctors recommend you get plenty of vitamin B and iron, as these important nutrients are essential for healthy, strong hair.

The best approach to preventing male baldness is to eat a balanced diet and take a daily multivitamin that contains zinc, vitamin B, iron and calcium. New studies suggest vitamin D may also be helpful. Recently, some studies have shown that the B vitamin biotin may possibly be useful in preventing hair loss. While biotin is unlikely to cause harm, it’s yet to be scientifically proven to be helpful in preventing male baldness (Alai