The Americans have found a link between baldness and the development of heart disease. For the study, researchers conducted a medical survey of 22,000 men aged 40-84 years.
The presence of alopecia, according to the study, increased the risk of cardiovascular disease. Men with big hair in old age were healthier, less experienced with angina, atherosclerosis and other diseases of the heart.
Hair falls out because high levels of testosterone, the male hormone. The testosterone is formed from cholesterol, its excess leads to the formation of plaques in the arteries and high blood pressure.