Tips for avoiding hair loss in stressful (and other) times
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 2:08pm
People go partially or fully bald for any number of reasons – hormones, genetics and aging, among others – but since National Hair Loss Awareness Month arrives this August in the middle of a pandemic-fueled recession, one factor is taking center stage.
“Stress certainly can contribute to hair loss because it can affect hormone levels,” says Dr. Patrick Angelos (drpatrickangelos.com) author of The Science and Art of Hair Restoration: A Patient’s Guide. “Any number of stressful events can lead to a sudden loss of hair, although in those cases the hair typically will gro...