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Can Stress Make Your Hair Fall Out
Can stress/anxiety make your hair fall out? I'm only 18 but i've been stressing about numerous things for the past few years now and ever since, i've noticed that my hair has been falling out drastically. I usually don't fondle with my hair too often when
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Does stress really make your hair fall out? My hair had been falling out a lot lately and i've been under a lot of stress. Could they be connected?
I am 21 year old & I m having a massive hair fall due to stress & tension. Is there any way to stop it?
I dont have as much hair on top of my head anymore either i dnt think i have mpb i have alot of stress but how does your hair fall out from stress?
Hair does: not "fall out" from stress!! There are "tales" about individuals loosing hair after a severe shock or life threatening event. Hair acn fall out with major illnesses but usually this kind of hair loss is reversable!! What you are describing is classic MALE PATTERN BALDNESS This is HEREDITARY and sometimes responds to ROGAINE treatment. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Hello sir, how can I prevent hair fall , please note : no heredity , no stress and good water ?. Thanks .
Y is my hair falling out very little by little every time I brush or pick up my hair..all day jus pieces of pieces of hair fall out...not stressed so?
Due to excessive stress i'm experiencing hair loss , loss of appetite and poor sleep, afraid as i might fall into depression. Help me?
Get checked out: You need to keep in touch with your primary care physician in order to make sure you are looking good from an internal medicine standpoint through appropriate examination and testing i see you already have been diagnosed as hypothyroid as well. I would also discuss the need of the statin as some people feel lousy on those. You may need a psychological or psychiatric evaluation as well soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Certainly so: Yes, stress can trigger hair loss. However, you deserve a more full evaluation for the potential causes of hair loss. I would suggest you see a dermatologist to determine what could be causing your problem. This is a difficult question to clearly answer in such a short space. I hope this was at least a little helpful. ...Read more
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
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