In another post, I read that men with lower testosterone have a higher chance of MPB. This seems to make no sense from a logical standpoint. How can having higher testosterone decrease the chance of having MPB? Can you explain this?
Testosterone is not the main cause of male pattern baldness (MPB). The mere presence of testosterone produces DHT (the trigger point for MPB), but it is genetics that will ultimately determine if you’re losing hair.
I’m not sure which post you’re referencing, but I would think logically that higher testosterone (in men predisposed to MPB) would have accelerated balding. Note that I used the word “accelerated” rather than “increased”. This is because even if you have lower testosterone you would likely become bald the way you were programmed genetically, because what testosterone you have will be converted by your body to DHT.