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    Is there any connection between hair loss and body hair, because I also noticed my body hair started to grow everywhere, seriously everywhere. I'm afraid I will end up looking like a chimp, and don't know if it has something to do with hair loss, or if I should see a doctor.

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    I have heard conflicting statements. I have also read there is more of a connection with beard hair than other body hair. In college a friend predicted my mpb and I asked her why. Heavy beard was part of the reason.

    This seems to be a general rule but there are plenty of exceptions.

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    I would much prefer that hair stopped growing on my chin and cheeks and continued growing on the top of my head (rather than the reverse), but unfortunately nature doesn't work that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ovoxo View Post
    Is there any connection between hair loss and body hair, because I also noticed my body hair started to grow everywhere, seriously everywhere. I'm afraid I will end up looking like a chimp, and don't know if it has something to do with hair loss, or if I should see a doctor.

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    There is a connection. Body hair growth is just like mPB, the process of it growing is triggered by DHT, as well as the sebaceous glands which cause an oily head.

    But from my research if you already had a monstrous amount of body hair before MPB triggered you will not have aggressive baldness.

    However it is usually the oppossite, full blown norwood 6s 7s often have a lot of body hair by the time they are "dead" on the norwood scale, buzzing time.

    Go to the beach see for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maradona View Post
    There is a connection. Body hair growth is just like mPB, the process of it growing is triggered by DHT, as well as the sebaceous glands which cause an oily head.

    But from my research if you already had a monstrous amount of body hair before MPB triggered you will not have aggressive baldness.

    However it is usually the oppossite, full blown norwood 6s 7s often have a lot of body hair by the time they are "dead" on the norwood scale, buzzing time.

    Go to the beach see for yourself.
    once i started using dut my body hair decreased alot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilpauly View Post
    once i started using dut my body hair decreased alot!
    How long were you on fin before you started dut?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 25 going on 65 View Post
    How long were you on fin before you started dut?
    16 months. i had no sides with fin so i added dut. when i added dut my sex drive increased by alot!

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    That's interesting that fin didn't change your body hair but dut did. I wonder if the type 1 alpha-reductase enzyme is more specific to body hair or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maradona View Post
    There is a connection. Body hair growth is just like mPB, the process of it growing is triggered by DHT, as well as the sebaceous glands which cause an oily head.

    But from my research if you already had a monstrous amount of body hair before MPB triggered you will not have aggressive baldness.

    However it is usually the oppossite, full blown norwood 6s 7s often have a lot of body hair by the time they are "dead" on the norwood scale, buzzing time.

    Go to the beach see for yourself.
    well I had hairy legs and arms, but recently I started to grow body hair everywhere else, kinda weird like lanugo thing. Whole arms, back, sides of my body. And I hate it. Nobody in my family is hairy, but then again nobody is bald . It's just me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gmonasco View Post
    I would much prefer that hair stopped growing on my chin and cheeks and continued growing on the top of my head (rather than the reverse), but unfortunately nature doesn't work that way.
    Me too. Had it since 13 and never wanted it in the first place.

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