What may surprise you is that alopecia is actually a very uncommon condition, and surprisingly few people in the world will every contract it. As a result, there is not nearly enough education on the condition, or what causes it. So, when people with alopecia are spotted on the streets, or in the supermarket, the natural assumption for many is that they have cancer. To help you better understand what alopecia is about, here are five key facts that you should definitely know.

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