Mothers fault?

Is baldness inherited from the mother’s family?
It can be, but it can also be inherited from the father’s side, or there may be no history of baldness on either side of the family and you are simply unlucky to have thinning hair. Somewhere in your genetic pool your genes help to control what your hair does. It takes two, a male and a female, to make a baby, and the genes of either sex can affect the onset of baldness. It is really just a matter of luck.

My thinning hair is my secret!

Most women keep their thinning hair a secret, and often ache in silence. It’s more in the closet than homosexuality these days. Women rarely discuss it with others. Even though their doctors may be saying it’s no big deal since hair loss is not life-threatening and there isn’t much to do about it in terms of treatment, it certainly is a big deal. The psychological pressure can be unbearable. As if trying to stay in shape, wear the right clothes, earn money, have a perfect relationship, and raise decent kids wasn’t enough! Continue reading “My thinning hair is my secret!”