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    Default How accurate is family history?

    Does anyone by any chance know what you're chances are of having the same baldness pattern as say a grandfather? Or if it will be worse? I also heard that only like 7% of men who have any loss go to NW7. Any experts?

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    All that we can really say for sure is that having bald ancestors increases your chances of balding. Unfortunately, there are no real reliable indicators.

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    Today, there are two genes known for causing mpb I think...

    1.
    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...1012164439.htm

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    http://www.physorg.com/news162540197.html

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