Trichotillomania/Hair Pulling

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If you have Trichotillomania, you may have begun to notice bald spots appear on your head. Trich and hair-pulling are not easy to control and as more of your hair is lost, you might feel embarrassed to see the bald spots, let alone listen to the questions people may start to ask.

We are sympathetic to this problem and have helped many people who deal with it on a day-to-day basis.  We can help with an individualized program that will make you look and feel your best.

If you would like additional information on this topic or learn how we can help you, please reach out to us. We can dimish the look of bald spots quite easily through many of our hair replacement systems, ensuring the right texture, color, and style for your individual needs.

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What is Trichotillomania?

Trichotillomania (pronounced ‘trik-oh-till-oh-MAY-nee-uh’) is an impulse control disorder. It was first studied back in the late 1800s. Today some believe that Trichotillomania also named hair-pulling disorder or TRICH are caused by a neurological chemical imbalance. 

Very often a person who suffers from Trichotillomania feels ashamed and alone, but actually, it can happen to anyone. In fact, about five percent of the U.S. population suffers from TRICH.

There are even some very well-known people who have revealed that they have Trichotillomania, including Olivia Munn, Megan Fox, Charlize Theron, Katy Perry, Victoria Beckham, and Justin Timberlake! 

People with this condition have a strong uncontrollable urge to pull out their own hair, most commonly one hair at a time. The compulsion can affect any part of the body that has hair. There are reports of infants as young as 12 months of age who compulsively pull their hair. It can affect people of all ages, but most commonly the onset starts in the teen years. Females are more likely to have the condition than men. Triggers include trauma, anxiety, or stress. Our recommendation is to talk with a medical specialist to explore your options.