Study: Baldness may be a sign of heart attack in men
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- A new study suggests baldness can raise a man’s risk of having a heart attack.
Researchers in Japan found men who suffered hair loss from both the front and the crowns of their heads had a 69 percent higher risk of a non-fatal heart attack compared to those with a full head of hair.
Men who had just crown-top hair loss, or vertex baldness, were 52 percent more likely to have a heart attack. Men with receding hairlines had a 22 percent higher risk.
The findings suggest that men who are losing their hair should head over the doctor’s office for a check-up.
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