Receding hairline is a common hair loss pattern that occurs to a greater extent in men than in women. According to a research study, the condition is prevalent in 67.1% of men and only 23.9% of women.
While a receding hairline, in both men and women, is commonly linked to aging but younger people may also experience it.
Your doctor might advise a scalp biopsy if you are losing hair without a known reason. Your medical professional may benefit from a scalp biopsy if:
The Norwood scale is a classification system that is used to classify male pattern baldness. There are seven stages in total, with each stage representing a different degree of hair loss.
Some oral medications help treat receding hairline. Prescription medications like Finasteride lower the hormones that are responsible for hair loss and hairline recession. It is known to promote hair growth and stop hair fall.
Topical medications such as Minoxidil are being used as an off-label treatment for receding hairline. It has shown good results in over 40% of the people who have been treated by it.