10 Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Hair Loss in Women

Not everything you read about hair loss is true. Before you panic about a few lost strands, know the real facts.


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by Rachel Swalin

If you start seeing globs of hair in the shower drain, it's easy to get freaked out. After all, hair can be an important part of a woman's identity, and
hair loss is typically seen as a man's problem. The truth is, women make up about 40% of the Americans suffering from unwanted shedding, and 50% of all women experience female pattern hair loss (yes, that exists) by age 50.

So it's a big myth that hair loss is a man's problem. Read on for 10 more truths about your tresses.

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