What Causes Male Pattern Baldness


Prevent and Stop Hair loss in Men Under 25

  • 11 October 2022
  • Hair Experts @ AHS
  • 4 min. read

It can be unpleasant and challenging to lose your hair, especially if you have a lot of hair. Although people typically link hair loss to middle age, it’s common to start losing hair before the age of 25. If you are under 25 and have already detected some degree of it, do not become alarmed; it can be managed and is preventable. To prevent this, you should act as soon as possible and save your hair loss from getting worse.

Even though balding can happen to anyone at any age, losing your hair in your 20s can be a little unsettling. In men, hair loss is a very frequent condition. In the worst-case scenarios, males in their early 20s can experience hair loss.

Male pattern baldness, which is mostly brought on by hormonal fluctuations or genetics, having a history of baldness in the family, can be blamed for most cases of hair loss. Young people who experience baldness may find it detrimental to their appearance and self-esteem, prompting them to seek a hair transplant as a possible solution.

Understanding Hair Loss in Your 20s

  • Even though older men are frequently associated with hair loss, it can start whenever, even in your mid-20s.
  • Androgenetic alopecia, aka male pattern baldness or baldness on men’s scalp, is a hair loss associated with biological and genetic components.
  • Male pattern baldness causes lifelong hair loss, and thus, If you notice that you are beginning to lose your hair, it is crucial to act promptly. You want to hold onto it for as long as you can.
  • Male pattern baldness is not the only aspect to consider. Some medical issues, food, and stress can cause a brief hair loss in your 20s.

Hair Loss Causes in Men under 25?

Hair loss in men under 25 is common, with a stressful life and unhealthy habits. Hair loss causes in men include:

Male Pattern Baldness
One of the most ordinary reasons for hair loss in men of all ages is male pattern baldness. It usually begins in your twenties or thirties and is brought on by genetic and hormonal factors.Male pattern baldness is probably to blame if you’re otherwise in good health and shape but have noticed your hairline thinning or the hair on your head.

Male pattern baldness causes permanent hair loss, but it is also curable.

Also Read : Male Hair Loss- Can A Person Regrow Hair If He Is Over 50

Anxiety, stress, and traumatic events
Trauma or extreme forms of stress can cause hair loss. Telogen effluvium, the name for hair loss, frequently causes rapid, diffuse hair loss that affects the entire scalp.

Also Read : Anxiety and Stress Leading Hair Loss

Medical Issues
Illnesses and medical disorders can cause side effects such as hair loss. These include autoimmune diseases, lupus, thyroid problems such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, fungal scalp infections, thyroid imbalances, and other ailments.

Also Read : Understanding The Medical Conditions That Cause Hair Loss

Nutritional Adequacy
Hair loss can occasionally emerge when you are low in vital vitamins, minerals, or nutrients. For instance, if you are lacking in zinc, iron, biotin, or protein, you can find that your hair is thinning.

A lot of medications can cause hair loss as a side effect. Amphetamines, anticoagulants, and certain beta-blockers are among the drugs that might lead to hair loss.

Physical harm to your scalp or hair
Hair loss may also result from harm to your skin or hair follicles. As an illustration, some people suffer from traction alopecia, a type of hair loss brought on by hairstyle methods that strain the hair.

What Causes Male Pattern Baldness?

What Causes Male Pattern Baldness

Male pattern baldness is a very prevalent kind of hair loss in men and, as a result, the most likely reason if you start losing your hair in your early or mid-20s. Several other factors can also contribute to hair loss.

Your genes and the actions of male sex hormones work together to contribute to male pattern baldness. More precisely, the actions of the hormone dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, are to blame.

As a byproduct of testosterone, DHT is produced. It connects to bodily receptors just like other hormones do. DHT can harm hair follicles by attaching to their receptors, which prevents them from growing new hair.

DHT takes time to start affecting your hair. Instead, DHT can gradually harm your hair follicles over months or years, causing anything from a receding hairline to complete baldness.

Male pattern baldness usually begins to show its earliest symptoms in your 20s. When you reach your 20s, if you are predisposed to male pattern baldness, you can notice a slightly receding hairline or considerable hair loss that worsens with time.

Also Read : All You Need To Know About DHT And Hair Loss

Treatment of Hair Loss in Men in their 20’s

Almost always, hair loss is curable. If you’ve already lost a large amount of hair, there are also safe, effective cosmetic procedures that can prevent your hair from falling any further.

If you’re under 25 and starting to lose your hair, you should act immediately to stop it from getting worse.

Few options available to treat hair loss in men in their 20s are

  • Restoration Treatment
  • Restoration treatments are surgical procedures that help the person get back a full head of natural-looking hair through procedures performed by experts. AHS India has path-breaking technology that is safe and effective. Consult your nearest Advanced Hair Studio for a hair check to set up a treatment plan.

  • Medication
  • There are some FDA-approved medications that one can take to control hair loss. Although, one should only consume medication after consulting a hair expert. A hair expert will understand the issue well and suggest a medication accordingly.

  • Habits and Lifestyle Changes
  • Hair loss can sometimes happen due to stressful and unhealthy life. A change in lifestyle and habits can fix hair loss problems completely. Changing daily habits and a healthy lifestyle can also treat hair loss.

Is Hair Growth Treatments at 25 a Good Idea?

Hair loss treatments at 25 are subjective; it may be the best option for some, and for some, not very likely. At 25, a person will start losing hair, and it may take some time to determine the cause or issue behind the hair loss.

However, if the case is severe, your doctor might suggest hair regrowth treatment as the best alternative.

AHS clinic offers some very safe and suitable treatments for people facing hair loss in their 20s. Treatments offered by AHS India include:

  • Strand by Strand Cosmetic
  • Home Programme
  • Advanced Laser Therapy

However, before going for any hair treatments for men, it is best to consult a hair expert who can analyze your issue and suggest the best options on how to prevent hair fall.


Losing your hair can start at any age, even before you turn 25. It’s critical to promptly stop more hair from falling out if you’re balding and suspect that you may have male pattern baldness.

To stop your hair from getting worse with age, you can start taking these hair loss treatments in your 20s and keep doing so as you age.

It is best to speak with a hair professional for further information on your treatment choices if your hair loss occurs due to a medical condition, medication, or another issue.Please book an appointment with AHS Clinic today before it’s too late.

Mr. Mones, Head- Hair expert @AHS India

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Mr. Mones, Head- Hair expert @AHS India

An ardent believer in maintaining perfection when it comes to hair & beauty, Mr. Mones holds an electrical engineering degree and has followed his life-long love for hair through Advanced Hair Studio.

In 2002, he decided to follow his passion for hair and beauty as he took multiple courses in the field and established his name in the industry by 2004.

Mr. Mones took the opportunity to work with one of the top brands in Abu Dhabi - Yas Island, as a ‘Top Hairstylist’. He underwent training with Loreal Academy to be a color specialist and achieved the post of trainer and branch manager for the company. In 2015, he joined Advanced Hair Studio as a Hair Expert and received training from AHS headquarters in Australia Melbourne.

Quickly he became a regional trainer and technical head of Middles East and the Subcontinent. To keep up with the latest trends and upskill himself and his team, he attended multiple workshops and seminars. In 2017 he attended another training at AHS headquarters for quality control, after which he got promoted to QC Manager and Product Development head. He yearns to upskill and work towards keeping himself on top of his game in the hair replacement industry.

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