Stress is a situation or sense that a person understands that demands are higher than the individual’s personal and social resources. Stress activates your response to fighting or running away from the stressor. Too much prolonged stress may negatively affect your long-term health.
Too much prolonged stress may negatively affect your long-term health.
The interaction between the brain and skin is very powerful, which is the source of stress. If a person can not overcome stress by their own spiritual power, the problems are converted into physical symptoms and become noticeable skin lesions.In this artcile, we will examine stress related hair diseases one by one.
a-Telogen Effluvium(Stress Induced Alopecia)
Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss usually following stress, shock, or trauma. It usually occurs on the top of the scalp.
In telogen efluvium, large numbers of hair follicles are forced into resting phase by significant stress. In a few months, hair may suddenly fall out when you just comb or wash your hair.
Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss usually following stress, shock, or trauma.
Trichotillomania is when someone doesn’t stop pulling their hair out. Hair pulling may be a way to deal with negative and unpleasant emotions, such as anxiety, stress, alone, fatigue or anger. It is estimated that 1%-2% of adults and adolescents suffer trichotillomania, which are more common in females.
Hairs are going to grow in one area for a few months then fall in another.According to The Role of Stress in Alopecia Areata and Comparison of Life Quality of Patients with Androgenetic Alopecia and Healthy Controls article: “ Stressful life events seems effective at onset or exacerbation of the disease in patients with alopecia areata.”
Stressful life events seems effective at onset or exacerbation of the disease in patients with alopecia areata.
Psoriasis is a disease of the skin causing red, flaky, crusty patches of the body. This usually affects the outside of the knees, knees or the scalp or wherever it occurs. One of the most frequently affected places of psoriasis is the scalp.
Inflammation is the body’s way to cope with stress, said Dr. John Koo, professor of clinical dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. Your immune system responds to injury and infection by sending chemicals to cure a wound that cause inflammation.
The immune system overreacts and sends too many of these chemicals out in people with psoriasis. The immune system responds to mental stress in the same way. So stress management is especially important for psoriasis patients.
Psoriasis is a disease of the skin causing red, flaky, crusty patches of the body.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common disease of the skin that mainly affects the scalp. It causes scaly patches, red skin and stubborn dandruff.
According to American Academy of Dermatology, “Many factors seem to work together to cause seborrheic dermatitis. These factors may include the yeast that normally lives on our skin, our genes, living in a cold and dry climate, stress, and a person’s overall health.”
Seborrheic dermatitis is a common disease of the skin that mainly affects the scalp.
How To Manage Stress?
Feeling anxious and nervous and having trouble sleeping or eating all of these can be normal reactions to stress. Here are the things that helpful for stress:
- Doing more exercise
- Doing meditation
- Eating healthy
- Drinking less alcohol and cafein
- Getting social support
- Lighting a candle
- Using some supplements such as lemon balm, kava kava, ashwagandha.
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