It can be a vicious circle: You get caught in a vicious circle of depression, sadness, stress, and anxiety. You notice you are losing some hair. Hair loss makes you depressed, anxious, stressed, and sad. Is there a medical relationship between your mental health and hair loss?
Depression can cause dry and brittle hair, shortening its growth phase. What’s more, Depression medications, such as Prozac, may cause hair loss.
Anxiety is a persistent stress that lasts a long time. It can trigger trichotillomania, where people pull out their hair without knowing it. The effect is patches of lost hair.
Stress, hormones, aging, and genetics can trigger hair loss. Stress can slow or stop your hair’s normal growth cycle. If there is an inhibition of hair growth, the hair will shed after 60. Stress causes the most common type of stress-related hair loss, Telogen odor. If you remove the stress factors from your life, your hair may grow back.
Anxiety and stress might lessen with time. Depression, however, can be chronic and can require years of treatment.
Can a hair loss treatment enhance confidence during depression treatment?
Hairline Ink has a solution, called scalp micropigmentation. It is a system that skillfully pigments your scalp in a way that makes it look like you have a normal hairline. Our skilled practitioners used the latest computer-controlled technology and extensive knowledge of pigments and technique to give your scalp a three-dimensional look. The effect is permanent and the results are spectacular. We can also cover up unsightly scars with scar camouflage.