If you live in the city or in areas of high pollution, this topic may have grabbed your attention. There are a number of things that are harmful to the body and pollution is one of them. But can pollution exacerbate or expedite hereditary hair loss (male pattern baldness)?
According to Mike Philpott of the school of medicine at the University of London, “We think any pollutant that can get into the bloodstream or into the skin and into the hair follicle could cause some stress to it and impair the ability of the hair to make a fibre. There are a whole host of carcinogens and toxins that could trigger this.”
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