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"It is my belief based on observed evidence" is literally what broscience is. Every single halfway decent scientific study has established a causal link between androgens (primarily DHT, but others as well) to male pattern baldness.I am no longer of the belief that DHT is even close to 50% of the cause for most types of even patterned hair loss, I've been through a phase where I utterly nuked my test levels and especially DHT and the pattern hairloss persisted for an extended period of time.
It is my belief based on observed evidence, not broscience that hair vulnerable to what we commonly discern to be androgenic means of loss is actually a broad spectrum vulnerability that applies to various types of inflammation and also a broad range of hormones including GH, prolactin and insulin. They are all related, if the conventional perception were true then finasteride would be a gold standard panacea with virtually no side effects because every case of hairloss would be precisely the same.
For the vast majority of men, finasteride is plenty to stop the progression of male pattern baldness (even if it doesn't reverse it). Dutasteride is even more effective. Likewise, androgen blockers have been shown to be effective.
Even though those medications will work for most men, it doesn't work for everyone (like some people on this forum), but if we are to speculate why this may be, we've gone far past the realm of science and are beyond what amateurs can really determine.