This is a form of hair loss that is often referred to as the male pattern hair loss or the male pattern baldness. This form of hair loss, which affects women as well as men, is very common. It is an inherited condition and is triggered by androgens (male hormones). The scalp gradually becomes more visible, as hairs become finer and scalp gradually becomes more visible. The hair becomes finer and do not grow as long as they used to. Treatment can effectively slow down the rate of hair loss if the condition is treated early.