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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania Hair Loss in Alabama

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Trichotillomania in Alabama is a disorder that involves recurring and very irresistible urges to pull out one’s own body hair, including hair on ones head, eyebrows or body hair as well.

Trichotillomania (TTM or Trich) is the hair pulling disorder, that is characterized by the repetitive pulling out of your hair leaving you with bald spots, large and small on your head and body. 

Trichotillomania is just one - of a group of behaviors known as (BFRB) body-focused repetitive behaviors, self-grooming behaviors in which individuals pull, pick, scrape, or even bite at their hair. Such urges involve pulling out hair from the scalp, eyebrows, or other areas of the body.

About 1 or 2 in 50 people experience (TTM or Trich) trichotillomania in their lifetime.

Trich Symptoms include compulsive hair pulling and results in extreme hair loss, such as bald patches on the scalp. Social and work functioning may be affected as expected, but don
't worry. As you are seeking help we have a hair loss solution for your. We can customize a hair topper or wig to cover your bald area.

Trichotillomania in Birmingham, Alabama usually begins in late childhood or even in early puberty. In childhood, it often occurs about equally in boys and girls, but by adulthood, 80-90% of reported cases seem to be mostly women. Hair pulling varies greatly in its severity, location on the body, and response to treatment.

 

If Trichotillomania has left you with balding areas on your head, we can recommend the best fitting wig or topper and customize it for you while you are seeking other medical help. 

Trichotillomania Hair Loss Solutions

For some people in Birmingham Alabama, trichotillomania is just a mild problem, merely a frustration. But for many women mostly, shame and embarrassment about hair pulling causes painful isolation and results in emotional distress, placing them at risk for a co-occurring psychiatric disorder, such as a mood or anxiety disorder. Without treatment, Trichotillomania tends to be a chronic condition; that may come and go throughout one’s lifetime. 

We have Trichotillomania Hair Loss Solutions to help cover your bald areas of your head, where your hair pulling has taken an effect. We can fit you with a wig, a clip-in topper, or a bonded topper. 

Long Hair Bonding
Hair by Kim Lalso can offer you a  bonded customized Hair Topper as a great option and we can blend and cover these bald patches while you are in your hair regrowth phase. Long Hair Bonding is a service in which a topper is bonded over the hair and scalp for a period of 4-5 weeks while you are in your treatment. The bonded topper can offer interruption to the pulling. In combination with therapy like a licensed therapist, Trichotillomania can be managed, and hair can start to regrow.

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