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the genetics of hair loss is still not fully understood.
there are approximately 200 genes that regulate hair and hair growth
We know today that there are generally some genes from both sides of the family that play a role.
so just because your mother has significant hair loss doesn't mean you will
she could also have a medical condition like alopecia areta or thyroid disorder which can affect hair loss which you may not have.
there is no link between mothers who have early hair loss causing early hair loss in sons
so you don't have to worry
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no, it doesn't mean baldness will be accelerated.
every patient is different.
you can use Rogaine to help you grow more hair.
eating healthy and avoiding alcohol and smoking can help your blood flow to your scalp.
I would not stress about hair loss
you may not have early hair loss. only time can tell. no way of knowing if you will have gradual or rapid.
having mom who has hair loss doesn't accelerate your hair loss.
you have female pattern baldness or your mother has female pattern baldness?
yes, having a mom who has female pattern baldness doesn't necessarily accelerate your hair loss.
she may have a separate condition which may not affect you at all
there is no way to know if you have inherited baldness from your mother
it sounds like you are letting your anxiety and worries get out of control here
there is no balding gene that one inherits.
there are over 200 genes which control hair growth.
no one can say which genes you inherited or not.
it sounds like you are very worried about having hair loss
no one can predict if and when you will lose your hair.
yes, that is true
don't let your anxiety get out of control with worry here
you can't control your hair loss
you may not loose your hair
try not to stress and worry about it.
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