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5 hair loss myths you need to stop believing

Dealing with baldness can be very frustrating and we try to make sense of it.

In the process, we invest a lot of different theories about why it’s happening and sadly, most of those theories, especially those passed down via word of mouth are false and just myths.

Here are 5 of them we’ve debunked.

1. You inherit hair loss from your mother

This is one of the most widespread myths. The thing is, you have a chance of going bald even if your mum doesn’t have baldness in her family. The baldness gene is found on the X chromosome which is donated by the woman but there are several other genes scattered across your other chromosomes can also turn you bald.

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This means your dad can pass on some of those other baldness genes to you. You have a chance of going bald even if your mom doesn’t have baldness in her family.

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