This Is How Men Really Feel About Hair Loss – HuffPost UK

More and more young men are considering surgery at the first signs of hair loss, according to a new report.
Hair transplants are once again in the headlines this week after Boy George revealed on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! that he had one after being inspired by footballer Wayne Rooney.
The 61-year-old star told campmates that he had been ‘bald’ before going under the knife.
Hair loss will affect a quarter of all guys before they turn 30, two thirds by 60 and a whopping three quarters by the age of 80 – but how do men in the UK really feel about it?
Well, according to new data from LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor, men as young as 16 are considering undergoing the same procedure as Boy George.
The UK Male Hair loss report surveyed 1,503 Brits using dating apps to reveal how men in the UK are coping with hair loss.
According to their findings, nearly nine in 10 (89%) men believe there is a negative stigma around hair loss, which ultimately makes them feel self-conscious (43%) and unattractive (25%).
It’s something 33-year-old Nick Chowdry can relate to.
Among those surveyed, 13% also said they had tried an over-the-counter hair loss treatment at the first signs of hair loss and over a fifth (21%) tried a prescription hair loss treatment such as minoxidil.
Hair loss is also having a serious impact of men’s dating lives, with one in six men under the age of 24 having cancelled a date out of nervousness related to their lack of hair.


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