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Hair Loss and Diabetes Tag

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Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?

Hair loss is normal. We lose between 50 to 100 hairs daily, often without noticing. Severe hair loss or alopecia however, can be distressing. It can be caused by chemotherapy or other cancer treatments, an illness, stress or iron deficiency. Alopecia is a disorder caused by an interruption in the body's natural cycle of hair production. It commonly affects the scalp. This results in patches of baldness which can be embarrasing, especially for women.   Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease that is characterised by elevated levels of blood sugar or blood glucose. Over time, this leads to serious damage to blood vessels, eyes, heary, kidneys, nerves and even hair. Over 415 Million people worldwide are living with Diabetes. It is estimated that over half a billion...