Posted: 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013
By Rick Couri
If you don’t need a comb you probably need a cardiologist.
Research finds out that being bald, especially on the top of the head can raise the risk of heart trouble by at least 30%.
The report also says the more hair loss you have the higher the chances go.
Scientists aren’t completely sure yet why being follicle challenged is so bad for you but they have some theories.
They think many of the same factors that go along with being bald, like a higher sensitivity to testosterone and insulin resistance may be part of it.
Don’t go to Hair Club for Men just yet, researchers say "much more research is needed to confirm any link between male pattern baldness and an increased risk of coronary heart disease."
One final note, health professionals point out it's more important to pay attention to your waistline than your hairline.