Trichotillomania: A Hair Pulling Disorder

Trichotillomania: A Hair Pulling Disorder

Oct. 1 through 7 is Trichotillomania Awareness Week, so now is a good time to learn about this hair pulling disorder that affects about two out of every 50 people. The psychological condition doesn’t get a lot of attention in the media, but it can cause intensely...
Got Trichotillomania? Top Tips for Self-Care

Got Trichotillomania? Top Tips for Self-Care

Living with hair loss isn’t easy. A condition like trichotillomania can be especially challenging. It’s a disorder that is quite common, especially among teenagers who are going through a rough time in life. Those with it experience the uncontrollable desire to pull...

Understanding Trichotillomania in Women

Trichotillomania is a disorder that causes an irresistible urge to pull out hair from the scalp, eyebrows or other areas of the body. Research reveals that it may affect up to 4 percent of the population; women are four times more likely to be affected than men....