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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can job stress cause hair loss? in a woman?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Stress can cause many things, including hair loss.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can stress directly cause hair loss or is it the effects?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See below: Stress can cause hairloss. It's temporary and the hair will typically grow back normally.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What causes female hair loss?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jessica Khan
34 years experience
Plenty of factors: There are several reasons for female hair loss = hormonal, genetic, medications, environmental. Some of these can be evaluated by blood tests or looking through the meds you are taking or checking your family's hair histoty. The one that you can do something about is the environmental = your stress level, amount of rest you're getting, your hair products.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

Why does stress contribute to hair loss?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Stress: Probably nothing unless you start pulling out your hair. With your stress a consult with a Psychologist would be in order.
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Last updated May 27, 2012

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