Trichotillomania: What You Need to Know

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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, often triggered by stress, which causes the sufferer to pull his or her own hair out, ultimately leading to noticeable hair loss and bald patches over time. While the most common area on which the hair pulling occurs is the scalp, sufferers may also pull out their eyelashes, eyebrows… Read more »

Cicatricial Alopecia: What You Need to Know

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Cicatricial Alopecia

Cicatricial alopecia, most commonly known as scarring alopecia, refers to a collection of different hair loss disorders and afflictions, almost all of which are incredibly rare. These disorders and afflictions target the hair follicle, destroying it and replacing it with scar tissue, eventually leading to permanent hair loss. Who Does It Affect? As mentioned, scarring… Read more »

Traction Alopecia: What You Need to Know

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Traction Alopecia

Love those stylish up-dos or experimenting with dreadlocks? Unfortunately, if hair loss is a concern of yours, it might be time to consider letting your hair down a bit more – quite literally! The fact of the matter is that when it comes to hairstyles that pull tightly and relentlessly on the hair follicles, especially… Read more »