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9. Smoking

Despite all the varied causes of hair loss, the leading cause is smoking. When puffing a cigarette, smokers not just disturb their respiratory health, but also damage their hair. Smoking affects the circulation of blood. Two of the most hazardous substances in cigarette smoke, carbon monoxide, and nicotine, trigger the male hormone androgen, resulting in hair follicle damage.

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