Stress & Hair Loss: The Real Reason Your Hair is Thinning
? and can be caused by a number of factors, from dry and harmful self care practices, even hormones, genetics and medications can play a part. It can often be difficult to pinpoint what exactly is the cause of - every case is unique.
Although we usually blame on things we can't control, there are a lot of causes that we can - for the most part - control.
One of these factors is .
Yes, significant . More specifically, has been linked to three types of ; has been scientifically linked to effluvium, , and trichotillomania.
WHAT TYPES OF ARE CAUSED BY ?
Let's take a closer look at these three types of :
We have over 100,000 on our heads.
Each of these ; most of them are in the ' ' phase, while others are 'resting'. is in its own stage of the
During a period of effluvium, go from the 'growing' (active) phase to the 'resting' phase.
When this happens, these hairs die - you might notice them fall out when washing or styling your .
effluvium can start from a number of triggers, yet a common trigger is .
This is when the immune system combats . and causes
With , the will fall out within weeks of the attack. The will usually occur in circular but can actually affect the whole ... and even certain body areas.
Just like with effluvium, can be brought on by a number of triggers. And - like effluvium - one of these triggers is major .
This condition is a tad different from the other two.
'Trichotillomania' is a medical term for what is also called '-pulling disorder'. Those afflicted with this urge will pull from all over the body, from the , eyebrows, etc.
This is an uncontrollable disorder that often requires medical help. Usually, this condition is at its worst when the victim is stressed.
When and thinning occurs (whether it's effluvium , etc.) it can very well be from .
And, is a tricky thing to manage.
It can come when we least expect it, for what seems like no good reason at all. Often times, we don't even realize we are stressed out until it's far too late.
There are activities to manage and reduce your both in the short- and long-term.
Short-Term Stress Relief
Examples of fast-acting, short-term stress relievers include:
- breathing exercises
Long-Term Stress Relief
Examples of long-term habits to avoid stress and chronic stress include:
- maintaining a healthy & balanced diet
- daily meditation
- receiving emotional/social support
- daily exercise
- seeking help from a professional
- removing stressors from your life
WHEN TO SEE A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
As mentioned, it can be difficult to determine what is causing .
Although it may certainly be , it can be caused by a number of other factors, too. Conditions like effluvium can be caused by many reasons.
Consult a doctor or healthcare provider if is severe and you believe it may be something other than or if your is showing signs of an and impacting your life negatively.
When it comes to , defense is the best offense. is possible, but it is best to keep your happy and healthy before takes over. and
Prevention of unhealthy is the best way to ensure your stays at its full potential - avoiding is just one piece of the puzzle.
Stressed or not, there are many ingredients that can be used to prevent , but these ingredients will also boost the volume, thickness, and length of your .. Not only will they work to fight
Many of Canvas Beauty's premium or . care products are specially formulated to combat
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Stay beautiful, Canvas Family <3