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Which countries have the highest percentage of male pattern baldness? You won't believe it!

Male pattern baldness has always been a concern for many men. Did you know that some countries have a particularly high percentage of bald men, which is quite surprising? Today, let's take a look at which countries have the most bald men and which ones have relatively thick-haired men, and let's also discuss why these interesting differences exist.


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Countries with the highest percentage of male pattern baldness:

First, let's take a look at the countries with the highest percentage of male pattern baldness. According to Medihair, Spain tops the list, with a staggering 44.50% of men facing baldness issues! No wonder Spanish men often wear hats. Next are Italy (44.37%) and France (44.25%), making Europe a hotbed for baldness. The United States is also up there, ranking fourth with 42.68%. Germany follows closely behind, with 41.51% ranking fifth.


In addition, countries like Brazil and Argentina in South America, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East, Japan and India in Asia, and South Africa and Egypt in Africa also have a significant percentage of men facing baldness issues. It seems that baldness is truly a global challenge!



Countries with the lowest percentage of male pattern baldness:

In contrast, Asian countries have significantly lower percentages of male pattern baldness. For example, China has a very low percentage of baldness. Other Asian countries such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka, South Korea, and Japan also have low percentages of baldness. Asian men truly have envy-inducing thick hair like a forest!



Why are men in Western countries more prone to baldness?

Have you ever wondered why men in Western countries are more prone to baldness? One major reason is their sensitivity to a substance called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This hormone, derived from testosterone, affects hair growth.


In addition to genetic factors, lifestyle also plays a crucial role. Dietary habits in Western countries may lack essential nutrients, coupled with high stress, lack of exercise, and insufficient sunlight exposure, all of which may exacerbate baldness issues. Maintaining a thick head of hair truly requires a balance of internal and external factors!


Causes of male pattern baldness:

Losing 80 to 150 hairs per day is normal, but male pattern baldness is mainly due to weakening hair follicles, gradually ceasing to grow new hair. This phenomenon is mostly caused by androgenetic alopecia, commonly known as male pattern baldness. Simply put, the "lifespan" of hair becomes shorter.


In Dubai, nearly half of men under 30 and slightly over two-thirds of men under 50 are affected by this phenomenon. It seems that baldness is a problem that cannot be ignored, regardless of the country.


Baldness is truly a global challenge. Wherever you are, you may face this issue. However, different countries have interesting differences in the percentage of baldness and its causes. Understanding these interesting facts not only sparks conversations but also helps us better address the issue of baldness. Here's to everyone having healthy hair and confident smiles!

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