If you’re a man and you’re losing your hair, you’re not alone. It’s a genetic condition also known as male- or female-pattern baldness. It’s a common form of hair loss, especially for men. And as the name implies, hair loss occurs in a well-defined pattern.

Some men embrace their baldness, but those who want to treat their hair loss should talk with a hair specialist, such as a dermatologist. There are also over-the-counter pills, liquids, foams and shampoos that can promote hair growth or slow the rate of that receding hairline.

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