Hair pulling or trichotillomania is a complex disorder and nobody knows that why the victim of trichotillomania pulls out his/ her hair.
There are several risk factors which have been connected to this disturbing disorder, which includes:
It’s a very common factor in causing hair pulling disorder. Chances are relatively low as only 1 in 25 people have this hair pulling disorder and get an urge to pull out their hair, but still, you may get affected.
Hair pulling problem or trichotillomania commonly starts after puberty. Usually, it’s considered as normal when children at the age of 5-6 use to pull out their hair. But it shouldn’t be taken as lightly, in fact, it’s a case of the temper tantrum or another behavior related problem.
Mostly the children or the teenagers less than the age of 16, have stress problems due to the home environment and school life.
Following are the different kinds of stressors due to a victim of trichotillomania starts to pull out his/her hair, which includes:
After several studies, it has been finally found that women are more prone to be the victims of hair pulling disorder.
It’s not the thing, that men are totally safe from having this disorder. But in reality, men use to hide this problem and feel embarrassed to seek a specialist help. Overall, both genders are equally affected by the trichotillomania.
Some victims of hair pulling disorder use to pull out their hair because of the body image distortion. They simply don’t like their hair and want to pull all of their hair from their scalp. Some sufferers of trichotillomania don’t like the color or texture of their hair.
Majority of the sufferers of hair pulling disorder have emotional problems. Like stress, anxiety, fatigue, loneliness or tension and they start pulling out their hair from all hair-bearing areas of the body like eyelashes, eyebrows, beard and scalp hair.
Following are the symptoms of hair pulling disorder:
If you are observing above mentioned early signs of trichotillomania or hair pulling disorder then it’s very important to consult a trichologist at the hair transplant clinic, immediately without wasting more time.
The trichologist will thoroughly examine your scalp and then he may recommend you to get a hair loss treatment in Dubai from the hair transplant center.
Because if you don’t get your hair pulling disorder treated in time then you may have to suffer from the following possible complications: