Stress can ordinarily be said to be any interference that disturbs a person’s mental and physical well being and may be experienced in response to a range of physical and emotional stimuli.
When faced with stressful situation, the human body responds by increasing the production of the hormones adrenaline and cortisol but however, at a certain level disrupt a person’s ability to cope.
Anxiety caused by stress is not always the cause of hair loss rather your anxiety causes you to think and give more care to our hair than necessary thereby weakening the scalps and at the same time, cause loss of hair.
WITH THESE, ONE MIGHT ASK THE LINK BETWEEN STRESS AND HAIRLOSS.
Stress leads to three main factors of hair loss.
1). Alopecia Areata
2. Telogen effluvium
These factor doesn’t actually lead to hair loss but causes hair to stop growing for a while.
Stress pushes large numbers of hair follicle into a resting phase and within (2-4) months,affected hairs might fall out suddenly when simply combing or washing your hair.
Irresistible Urge to pull out hair from your scalp, eyebrows and other areas of your body as a way of dealing with uncomfortable feelings like stress, tension, loneliness, boredom or frustration .
Trichotillomania is a habitual condition and affected persons pill out hair without even realizing it.
1. Diagnose where the stress is coming from and remove the causative agent of stress.
3. Eat nutritious food (Rich in iron and vitamins)
4. Take medications like Minoxidil