Alopecia or baldness is actually a problem with hair fall leading to complete absence of hair. This problem can be easily observed and noticed by other people. For some males it is not a thing to worry about, for others it is a lost attraction factor.
For hair fall different factors can be blamed, including hormonal imbalance, aging, skin disorders of the scalp, hereditary and others. If a man experiences severe hair fall and has a relative who is bald, he most probably will have the same condition called alopecia or male pattern hair loss.
Such hereditary condition may be seen generation after generation and happens due to the hormonal change in the body when testosterone transforms to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) affecting the hair follicles which start to fall and become weaker until the complete baldness.
Male pattern baldness usually starts with influence on quality of the hair ensued by baldness on the crown region on the scalp.
Having severe hair fall is very depressing and causes in people feelings of self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness.
There are numerous cosmetic and medical products introduced in the market that affirm to improve the quality of hair. Still for the male pattern baldness the only effective measures are the hair transplantation and usage of medical product called Propecia (Finasteride).
This medicine is recommended by the experts in hair loss for the treatment of males who experience hereditary hair baldness due to transformation of testosterone to DHT. Propecia effectively prevents this transformation and improves the growth of hair. Males who use this medicine during 4-6 months can notice the stop in hair fall, improved hair growth and general enhancement in the quality of hair.
To start the treatment with this medicine one should consult a doctor; undergo the procedures to verify that he is having male pattern baldness due to DHT and that he has no contraindications for Propecia use. Only after that a doctor will approve this medicine as a treatment for your condition.