Why Do We Go Bald? / What Causes Hair Loss? DEBUNKED

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WHY DO WE LOSE OUR HAIR?

We take a comprehensive look at the causes of hair loss, and explore the misconceptions behind one of modern man’s daily worries.

Do you inherit it from your mother? Does stress make your hair fall out? Can too much testosterone and even too much sex make you go bald? Join us as we quash some of the biggest myths, and investigate what can be done to save your prized locks!

CREDITS
Stu K - Researcher | Writer | Producer | Illustrator | Animator | Editor | Presenter
Robin B - Guest VO
Julia C - Guest VO
Jamie M - Guest VO
Thanks to our Patreon Supporters, with Special Thanks to
Chris Thompson

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Sources:
Researchgate, University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
American Academy of Dermatology, The Belgravia Centre,
US National Library Of Medicine, The Guardian,
Live Science, U.S. News, NHS, New World Encyclopedia,
Medical Xpress, Business Insider, Men's Health, BBC,
University of Edinburgh, American Hair Loss Association,
Scientific American, Medical News Today, British Skin Foundation,
National Alopecia Areata Foundation, Philip Kingsley Clinics,
Telegraph, Independent, Reader's Digest, Cosmopolitan, The Atlantic, International Society for Dermatologic Surgeons, The Private Clinic, University Of Manchester, Georgia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, The Hair Clinic, and Weill Cornell Medical College.

Links to studies:
-Hair Shaft Damage from Heat and Drying Time of Hair Dryer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3229938/

-Study of 52,000 men uncovers the genetics underlying male pattern baldness
https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1006594

-Finasteride and sexual side effects
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3481923/

MUSIC [In order of play):
Dazzle
Curiousity Shop
Walter’s Theme
Devious Thoughts
Micro mischief
Glitch Waltz
Thought process
Sticky Wicket
So Much To Do
The Plan
Doing Stuff
Wondrous World
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