Beards are a default secondary sex characteristic while baldness requires a specific gene so many more men can grow beards than lose scalp hair.
Can you go bald and not be able to grow a beard?
No. The hair loss that shrinks and kills the follicles on your head won’t do the same to the follicles on your face. Those follicles are not sensitive to DHT like the follicles on your hairline, temples, top of your head, and crown. That said, there are a few ways you can lose your beard hair, but they are quite rare.
Did cavemen go bald?
A well-polished bald male head was often used by tribes of cavemen to blind predators. As a result every cavemen hunting group of 8 had one bald member, and thus thousands of years later 1 in 8 men experience early on set of baldness.
Why do guys with beards go bald?
DHT impacts head hair and beard hair differently. DHT is a commonly attributed factor in male pattern baldness and hair loss. However, facial hair requires DHT to grow. That’s the reason why a lot of men with thick, burly beards are also bald.
Is balding bad?
Research is showing men with male pattern baldness have an increased risk of developing heart disease and prostate cancer. Research is showing men with male pattern baldness have an increased risk of developing heart disease and prostate cancer.
Does being hairy mean you’ll go bald?
It doesnt necessarilly mean you will go bald, but your hair is becoming thin in that area. However, there are things that can still be done to prevent thinning and balding.