Looking for someone to blame? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back—male pattern baldness is genetic. And get this, the genes can be passed down from your mother or your father. We love learning the science behind this stuff and that’s why we wrote an entire article that answers the question: Is hair loss genetic?
Now, with that said, there are other types of hair loss that can be caused by other factors. You can read about those in another article, conveniently called: What causes hair loss?