Trichotillomania: From Hair Pulling to Beautiful Hair

Trichotillomania is a compulsive, body-focused disorder that causes the sufferer to pull out his/own hair. The behavior can be triggered by a number of factors, including increased stress, boredom, obsessive-compulsive thoughts and even hereditary predisposition to the behavior. Although there exists no cure for this disease, people suffering from this disorder may find help by engaging methods or behaviors that assist with arresting the compulsion to pull or the pulling behavior. Here’s the story of one woman  and how she found help in managing this disease and regained her crowning glory.

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