Stress can push a larger number of hair follicles into the resting phase, causing increased shedding known as telogen effluvium.
Stress disrupts hormone levels, affecting the hair growth cycle and potentially leading to hair thinning or loss.
Prolonged stress can weaken the immune system, triggering conditions like alopecia areata, where the body's immune response targets hair follicles.
Elevated stress levels increase cortisol production, impacting hair follicles and contributing to hair thinning.
Stress can lead to behaviors like hair pulling, resulting in noticeable hair loss due to this compulsive disorder.
Stress may disrupt healthy eating habits, causing nutritional deficiencies that affect hair health and contribute to hair loss.