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Neuropeptides lead to hair loss

He says: there is conclusive proof that stress can cause excessive hair loss. One substance that can have an adverse effect on hair in times of stress is the neuropeptide
substance P, or SP for short. An increase in SP leads to inflammation of nerves around the hair follicles which in turn leads to excessive hair loss.

"We can counteract the effects of SP with vitamin D, which you can obtain from the sun, and from foods such as fish, eggs, and liver.
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