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Bald men could be at an increased risk of coronary heart disease, according to some secondary research.

The risk is greatest for men with a bald spot on the top of their head.  Scientists are sure how the two are liked, but some explanations include the possibility that baldness may indicate insulin resistance which is a precursor to diabetes.

Baldness could indicate an increased sensitivity to testosterone.

Researchers analyzed more than 800 studies published over decades.  They found men who lose most of their hair are 32 percent more likely to develop heart problems.

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