Updated 25 October 2023 under Health Guides.

Trichotillomania sounds like a made-up word but is a very real condition that involves an uncontrollable urge to pull one’s hair out. People who have this disorder often feel embarrassed […]

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I have trichotillomania and I pull my hair all the time without even thinking about it. My mom gets frustrated about it but I tell her I cannot help it. Any advice on how to stop my hair pulling?

Updated 5 February 2019 under Ask Us.

Thanks for your question. Trichotillomania is also called the “hair pulling disorder”. People with this condition have a strong, uncontrollable urge to pull out their own hair from their head […]

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How many places in your body can hair grow?

Updated 2 January 2019 under Ask Us.

Hair typically grows on a person’s head but also anywhere on the body except the lips, palms of the hands and the bottom of the feet. Our genes (that are […]

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