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Is stress from Covid-19 causing hair loss?

The coronavirus has had distressing effects on patients and those watching the pandemic unfold alike.  Manifesting in different ways for different people one common side effect we are hearing is hair loss.  Dermatologists are getting calls for appointments as people find clumps of hair on pillows and hair falling in the shower.  Some people have even admitted to their doctors they fear to brush their hair or showering because of the intense fallout they see with each wash or brush.  Doctors have shared how this can affect patients causing even more stress.  As the body deals with physical and emotional stress the nutrients it uses for hair production and the growth phase is shifted to other parts of the body. ...

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