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Can a divorce lead to hair loss?

In a study of 84 identical female twins, marital status, including divorce, emerged as the leading forecaster for hair loss. Widows and divorcees experienced greater amounts of hair loss than their married counterparts—a phenomenon that scientists attribute to the effects of stress on the body. Researchers used sets of identical twins, as they would genetically carry the same possibility of hair loss. This makes other influences that might cause the siblings to deviate from a predetermined hair pattern clearer to discern.

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