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The only things that actually cure baldness, according to science

The only things that actually cure baldness, according to science
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Most men will go bald, at some point in their lives.    Universal Pictures

At some point, most of us are going to experience hair loss.

In the United States, roughly half of all men (and women, too) will start showing signs of baldness by their 40th birthday, according to the Cleveland Clinic.

Even though modern folklore, and even some limited scientific studies, have suggested that the mother's side of the family is largely responsible for a genetic predisposition toward baldness, the truth is balding is not all our mothers' fault. In fact, doctors now say baldness patterns are inherited from a combination of many genes on both sides of the family. There are some environmental factors that come into play, too.

Scientists are starting to inch closer to finding a cure for the missing hair problem. But in the meantime, here are a few proven ways to prevent baldness, and help grow back lost hair.

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