This is also known as androgenetic alopecia. It affects both men and women.This means there is a distinctive pattern of hairloss for both sexes.
In male pattern baldness they tend to lose hair in a specific pattern They may lose hair at the temples which can recede further over time. It begins with a slight recession at the front hairline and is followed by thinning on the crown.This may or may not get worse over time.
In female pattern baldness the shape tends to be different. Hair can thin at the parting, which can gradually increase over time The hair follicles in both male and female pattern baldness can be genetically linked to our birth parents.