As you said you're thinning. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that's male pattern baldness. I suggest go see a dermatologist
Male pattern baldness in some cases can leave your hairline intact and instead attack your scalp.
Your father bald or balding? How bad?
It is a totally ridiculous observation to assess that there are more bald/balding people just from seeing a few odd pictures 30 years ago because it's not a good sample size and that's why no individual can get a rough idea of how many bald people there are purely through their perspective. Only...
Lol sorry about that I meant the NW7 ring male pattern baldness leaves when you loose your hair. Those hair's are immune to DHT.
I sometimes refer to it as a Crown lol.
We only have Finasteride that inhibits DHT production,