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I’ve endured depression, anxiety, headaches, memory loss, insomnia, blurred vision, and impotence since I was 19

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It sucks to be a teenager losing your hair. You start to notice your friends’ eyes darting up to your hairline. You become the butt of jokes. You feel marked out, as if the gene gods have tagged you as defective and old before your time.

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