Stressed Women Leave Great Lucinda Ellery ReviewsSaying that stress can take a toll on your health is an understatement, for it can have more negative effects on your body than you can imagine. One of the most visible effects of stress amongst women is hair loss, as some of them tend to develop an uncontrollable urge to pull out hair strands from their scalps.
Trichotillomania, or trich, is seen amongst women who consider hair pulling as a way to deal with negative or uncomfortable feelings, stress being with them. Other than trichotillomania, alopecia areata is another type of hair loss that’s seen to be caused by severe stress. This occurs when the body’s immune system begins to attack hair follicles, which gradually causes hair loss.