There has long been a link between stress and hair loss. We often say a task or event is enough “to make us tear our hair out”, but perhaps we don’t have to; perhaps if we’re stressed enough, our hair will fall out of its own accord. Here's how stress affects your hair.
Stress, age, hormones, diet, health problems – there are a number of factors which can trigger hair loss. Yet there are a few hair loss causes which you may not have considered, such as traditions involving hair!
During the pregnancy itself, the increase in the production of the oestrogen hormone acts to reduce the normal level of hair loss, which is why many women report a full and luxurious head of hair during pregnancy. Here's what you can do to combat it.
Hair loss can strike without warning. One day you’re walking around with your luscious locks flowing freely in the wind, the next, there’s a handful of hair in the plug hole and your once resplendent mane is starting to look a bit worse for wear. Cue the stress and anxiety.