Stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on your hair and hair follicles if left unchecked. It's astonishing to think that something aside from your hair care practices can cause your hair strands to weaken or contribute to bald patches emerging on your head.
Of course, it’s important to note that bald spots or thinning hair do not happen overnight. There are a few tell-tale signs that may be present, but you are so bogged down by the weight of things that you may fail even to notice those strands are beginning to accumulate in your brush, comb or even on your pillow.
You’re possibly wondering what it is you should be looking for as it pertains to the stress most likely to upset your precious hair follicles, but the fact of the matter is, there isn’t a single form of stress that experts can point to as being most likely to cause you to lose your hair.
Also, keep in mind that not all stress is mentally or emotionally driven. There are dozens of events that may disrupt any hair goals you might have including:
Be aware that these are just examples of situations that can trigger hair loss, but not every example above will necessarily cause your hair to shed.
There are three types of stress-related hair loss you should know.
Don’t panic just yet. The good news is that stress caused by hair is not a permanent event.
It is widely reported that once you regain control of your stress, your hair woes should go away and those hair follicles should begin producing healthy hair once again.
If you want to regain your hair length and volume, you will need to make some big moves to reverse this episode of hair problems due to stress. Here are a few tips to get you started.
If your hair loss problems continue, talk with your doctor to rule out any potential undiagnosed medical issues you might have that may be contributing to your hair loss challenges & speak to a trichologist!
Clip-in extensions are a great way to boost the volume of your hair.
You can add clip-ins to canerowed hair but then the final result will be a thinner look (unless you use 2 packs). For the most voluminous style it's best to add 1 clip-in pack to your loose hair, canerowing or twisting away any hair that adds to much bulk (is there such a thing?!) to the style.
Suggested install pattern: place longer widths at back and across crown of head, wit shorter widths blended into hair at the front of your head. Use your natural hair to cover the tracks
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