BioStock: The psychosocial consequences of hair loss

Hair loss is a benign condition with limited physical effects, but the psychosocial aspects are more severe. Hair is a key part of our self-image and self-expression, aspects that can be ruthlessly squashed by hair loss. In a new article, BioStock digs deeper into various types of hair loss, the importance of hair and the psychosocial consequences of hair loss.

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