Trichotillomania Part Four – Ok so I have Trichotillomania. Now what?

Trichotillomania Part Four - Ok so I have Trichotillomania. Now what?

Trichotillomania is a hair pulling disorder that was first described in the 1889. There can be some ritual behaviors connected with this condition. Rolling the hair, running the hair over one’s lips, and pulling out specific hairs based on color, length and texture are all possible behaviors. (1) This condition

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My top 5 hair vices and how I overcame them, (plus one I’m still working on)

My top 5 hair vices and how I overcame them, (plus one I’m still working on)

When it comes to our hair-growing abilities (or inabilities,) one of the main factors is genetics. A predisposition for conditions such as pattern-baldness or alopecia areata can obviously have a significant impact on your life1 however there are some good and bad habits which can contribute to the hair that

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Trichotillomania Part One – Are your grooming behaviors getting out of control?  

Trichotillomania Part One - Are your grooming behaviors getting out of control?  

Nail biting, pimple popping, picking a scab, are these things that haunt our teenage years? Or are they something more? We all do repetitive self-grooming behaviors, like pulling out those little grey hairs, but when behaviors like these start to escalate, they can harm our body.(1) There is a condition

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Why am I losing my hair – the facts on cosmetic over-processing

Why am I losing my hair - the facts on cosmetic over-processing

There are many reasons for hair loss, some of which have been discussed throughout this blog: pattern baldness, alopecia areata, shedding (telogen effluvium) and even rare hair disorders. Likewise we have also mentioned possible treatment options, the evidence supporting them, as well as the possible side effects. There are some

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