Trichotillomania: Trichotillomania is an irresistible urge to pull out hair from your scalp, eyebrows or other areas of your body. Hair pulling can be a way of dealing with negative or uncomfortable feelings, such as stress, tension, loneliness, boredom or frustration.
Alopecia areata: A variety of factors are thought to cause alopecia areata, possibly including severe stress. With alopecia areata, the body’s immune system attacks the hair follicles which causes hair loss.
Red blood cells need iron to carry oxygen.
Low levels can cause iron deficancy anemia,
Low iron can causes hair to be deprived of oxygen, which leaves hair dry and brittle.
Vitamin C is essential for your gut to absorb iron.
It also assists to manage stress caused by free radicals.
Vitamin D is known to be important for bones.
But did you know that low levels of it are linked to hair loss?
Zinc can play an important role in creating proteins in your hair and other cells. Signs of low zinc levels include hair loss, slower healing process with wounds, and a weak sense of taste or smell.