On a beautiful Friday night, you are headed out to a party.
You look at your shiny black hair that everyone has always been raving about, and there it is!
That first sign of balding at a very young age can cause panic and anguish.
The prospect of being bald for the next 50-60 years as your hairline retreats and hair steadily thinned.
Its normal to freak out.
The initial panic when someone else points it out to you.
Gradually, your attitude matures, but due to the overwhelming number of people asking Dr Rashmi Shetty for tips on premature hair loss and balding, we have written this article to benefit our readers.
For young men and women for whom balding starts at an unusually young age, these emotions can be further complicated by balding stigma.
In every Bollywood movie, a bald man has always been a fool or a villain. Never the hero.
Balding is typically associated with loss of youthfulness. Hair represents strength, power, and virility. Balding causes less favorable initial impressions. Generally, it is associated with less physical attractiveness, success, labeled as less desirable and misperceptions of age.