Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder)

Trichotillomania is often a debilitating psychiatric condition that is characterized by repetitive pulling out of one’s own hair. This recurrent practice eventually leads to hair loss and marked functional impairment. Similar to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the suffering individual experiences a senseless and uncontrollable urge to pull on their hair. The emotions and sensory stimuli that […]

Pattern Baldness

Male and Female Pattern Baldness Explained

Hereditary Pattern Baldness occurs in specific patterns in both males and females and is a persistent and progressive condition, however, supportive treatment or measures can help control the amount of hair loss in either gender. Female Pattern Baldness Female Pattern Baldness, or the inherited form of hair loss in women also known as Androgenetic Alopecia, […]