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Overview About Hair Loss

The scalp has about 100,000 hairs. Hair is grown from the root, which is underneath the skin inside a pouch called a follicle. Hair roots are made up of cells that quickly divide and duplicate. The roots are underneath your scalp. Small blood vessels provide nutrition to the root helping the hair grow. At any point of time, about 10% of your hair is resting (not actively growing).

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