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Why do people become bald?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Many Possible Causes

People can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, shedding after pregnancy, genetic factors, or alopecia areata.

In brief: Many Possible Causes

People can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, shedding after pregnancy, genetic factors, or alopecia areata.
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