Short men are more likely to lose their hair

Men who feel they have lost the genetic lottery by being short may be unhappy to hear the same genes could cause their hair to fall out.

But the testosterone which can cause boys to stop growing early, by closing the plates at the end of their bones during their teenage years, is also thought to cause baldness.

The largest genetic study of male pattern baldness has confirmed four locations in men’s genes which cause them to be both vertically and follically challenged.