Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder that causes a woman to have the strong urge to pull hair from her body. This can happen as part of a mood disorder, such as depression or anxiety. The urge to pull hair usually starts with the woman feeling a great deal of tension. The act of pulling hair is seemingly the only form of stress release from this tension.
It is most often the hair on the scalp where those suffering from Trichotillomania pull hair from. However, eyelashes and eyebrows are also often pulled out. If enough hair is pulled out, these damaged hair follicles make hair regrowth very hard. This often causes hair to grow at a slower rate, more sparsely, or in a different way to how it originally grew.
Women who live with Trichotillomania typically show signs of hair loss, thinning, and bald spots all over the scalp from having pulled their hair out. These women should acquire psychotherapy and medication for their illness before starting a female hair loss treatment. This would be a waste of time and money for these women if they are still living with the constant urge to pull their hair. However, once they have passed this stage of battling their disorder, we highly recommend that they visit Hairlogica for our effective female hair loss solutions.
Female Hair Loss Solutions For Trichotillomania Sufferers
In the early stages of the condition, hair regrowth is possible if the patient has been successful in their treatment to no longer being urged to pull their hair. If the patient pulls their hair for a long period of time, their hair loss may be permanent. This is due to the scars that can develop around the damaged hair follicles and these scars block further hair growth.
Hairlogica offer female hair loss solutions for women with Trichotillomania. Laser hair treatment and hair replacement are non-surgical female hair loss treatments that can really help. The laser hair treatment can stimulate the oxygenation and blood circulation to the damaged follicle areas to promote hair regrowth.
Surgical hair restoration is an option for Trichotillomania patients whose hair roots cannot produce new hair on their own due to the extensive damage caused by being pulled. As this procedure is more expensive than our non-surgical treatments, this surgery is only recommended for patients who have sought psychological treatment and no longer suffer from Trichotillomania.
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Has your hair been affected through experiencing Trichotillomania? Contact Hairlogica today on (03) 8844 9600 for our effective female hair loss treatment.