Do you know that emotional stress from job loss and financial strain as a result of the pandemic contributes to hair loss? According to experts, there are exactly two types of hair loss COVID-19 seems to be causing. The names to note are telogen effluvium and alopecia areata.
The first type is termed as telogen effluvium. It is a condition where people lose more than the average amount of 50 to 100 hairs per day. Telogen effluvium usually begins several months after an individual goes through a stressful event.
Dr Shilpi Khetarpal, an associate professor of dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic, shares that with telogen effluvium, people are shedding more and growing less.
The other type of hair loss as a result of the pandemic is alopecia areata. Dr Mohammad Jafferany, a psychiatrist and dermatologist at Central Michigan University, notes that it’s a condition where the immune system attacks the hair follicles. It typically starts with a patch of hair on the scalp or beard.
“It is known to be associated with or exacerbated by psychological stress,” Jafferany said. Serious cases may see hair loss all over the body including eyebrows and eyelashes.
While good nutrition, stress-reduction exercises like yoga and meditation might work, it is also important to pay extra attention to the scalp.
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