Indeed, almost 40 per cent of men in this country are losing their hair.
It’s often hereditary – male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia, which is related to genes and male sex hormones, accounts for 95 per cent of hair loss in men.
Other reasons for thinning hair include stress, anaemia, protein deficiency and low vitamin levels.
Baldness cause: It’s often due to genetics
A recent study published in JAMA Dermatology found that there’s no relationship between hair loss and testosterone levels in men.
If you want to maintain your head of hair for as long as possible, start to pay more attention to your daily grooming habits.
Jumping in and out of the shower as quickly as possible might mean more time in bed, but it could be speeding up you going bald.
That’s because taking the time to massage your head as you shampoo stimulates hair growth.
Grooming habits: Not spending long enough in the shower can make a difference
It does this by improving blood flow directly to the area, and by removing dead skin cells which have been proven to cause or worsen hair loss.
She explained: “It should ideally be done for five to ten minutes once to twice a week. It should be gentle yet firm with consistent pressure.
“Using both hands, gently knead your scalp in circular movements starting at the front hairline and gradually working your way back down to the nape of your neck.
“Repeat three to four times, then, with a gentle sweeping action, smooth your hands over the top of your scalp.”
Dr Chris reveals shorter men are more prone to hair loss
Thinning hair: It could be due to stress and vitamin deficiency
However, Anabel added: “Scalp massage alone will not have a vast impact on hair growth. Its benefits are highly dependent on what is used during massage – try a stimulating scalp mask.”Additionally, one of the most common causes of hair loss is the result of iron and ferritin – stored iron – deficiency.
“A healthy diet, eating adequate iron and proteins and taking care of your general health will help prevent both hair loss and hair thinning – and will often improve the general appearance