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A 29-year-old male asked:

Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? thanks

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Protein powders are: not associated w/hair loss but your age and sex MAY be the issue i.e., 29 y.o. male. A full head of hair is nice but please don't associate your likability with that. Focus on more substantial aspects of who you are. Peace and good health.

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Last updated May 28, 2016

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