Baldness Comes From Your Mother’s Side: Myth
It is a complete myth that baldness is inherited from only the mother’s side of the family. You hair future is determined by genes from both sides of your family and you have likely ended up with some mix of your parents’ hair genes.
“It’s not a 100 percent accurate prediction of what’s going to happen to you but if there’s hair loss somewhere in your family, there’s a good chance you may be dealing with it,” says Kobren. So, if your father’s side has a long history of a similar pattern of hair loss and your mother’s has no hair loss, you are still at risk of having that paternal pattern.Back to top