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Old 03-31-2001, 11:06 PM
DaveRaver DaveRaver is offline
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I have noticed thru casual observation that blonde-haired men tend to go bald more quickly than brown-haired men. Are there any statistics that show this to be true?
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Old 04-01-2001, 12:19 AM
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I have noticed thru casual observation that blonde-haired men tend to go bald more quickly than brown-haired men. Are there any statistics that show this to be true?
I don't have stats, but in general blonds have hair with a finer diameter than the other haircolors. Hair with a finer diameter will appear to cover less scalp area as hair is lost. So, given an equivalent rate of hair loss (as blonds tend to have a greater number of hairs on their head), a blond man will look bald sooner than a man with dark hair.

But I'm no expert.
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Old 04-01-2001, 12:30 AM
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Hi,

I'm no expert either but in my experience/observations, it's just the opposite. Blonde guys are LESS likely to go bald. Maybe when they get older and it's gone to brown?

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Old 04-01-2001, 03:22 AM
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True blondes have the largest number of hairs on their heads. Redheads have the least (with brunettes somewhere in between). Wouldn't this mean that redheads go bald the fastest?
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Old 04-02-2001, 12:53 AM
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Geez. Thanks for tellin me. One more thing to worry about. Now you'll tell me blue eyed people go blind easier, too.

At least I'm part of the master race.

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Old 04-02-2001, 02:08 AM
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Geez. Thanks for tellin me. One more thing to worry about. Now you'll tell me blue eyed people go blind easier, too.

At least I'm part of the master race.

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Ooh...bad news, I'm afraid. Biologists have determined that races don't exist. So there is no master race.

Ya shoulda stood in bed, Homer.
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