Stress is a condition that put a heavy demand on your physical as well as mental condition. Stress can be caused by injuries, surgery, or even an illness. Experts say stress and hair loss are related. More specifically, they find three types of hair loss that are directly related to stress. First, severe stress can cause Alopecia areata, a condition where white blood cells attack hair follicles, stop hair growth and cause hair to fall. Second, emotional stress causes a condition known as Telogen effluvium, where hair is put into a resting phase for months causing hair to fall out. Third, stress causes an irresistible itch condition known as Trichotillomania, where you pullout hair and other body hair.
Reducing stress requires major effort on your part. Techniques such as meditation, deep breathing exercises, and relaxation have been identified by as helping with stress reduction. Many found drinking soothing tea and listening to soft music helped them to relax and control stress. Take a look at your daily routine and causes that add to your stress and find ways to change your daily routine to help reduce stress. Adjust your surroundings to cut down on your stress level.