Stress Related Hair Loss

Stress Related Hair Loss

There are many factors that can cause hair loss. The most common is hereditary, but emotional stress can also contribute to temporary or permanent hair loss. With so many experiencing stress during the pandemic, a lot of people notice their hair falling off. It is important to know that hair loss caused by stress is usually temporary, but if the stress continues it may lead to permanent hair loss.

Emotional and psychological impact on hair loss has been clearly studied in the past. Some problems associated with hair loss include anxiety when the stress level increases. Telogen effluvium is an acute type of hair loss that is related to stress. It is usually temporary hair loss which occurs when hairs are pushed into the telogen phase or the resting phase of hair cycle pre maturely. If the underlying stress is treated then sometimes the hair starts to grow back. Stress and hair loss don't have to be permanent Sometimes with the help of medical hair treatment the hair starts to grow back.

With the stress caused by the Corona Virus, Many people have been noticing sudden and patchy hair loss. This kind of hair loss can be caused directly by the Corona Virus or indirectly by secondary stress caused by the Virus. If one experiences patchy or sudden hair loss, you need to talk to your hair restoration specialist to find the underlying medical condition and give advice for the treatment options. Usually if hair loss is stress related, as soon as stress stops, hair resumes its normal growth cycle. Sometimes adding hair vitamin supplements and PRP can accelerate the hair cycle and facilitate the hair growth process.

Dr. Mike Meshkin, a hair transplant specialist based in Los Angeles and Orange County offers advice to his clients to start hair loss prevention when they notice thinning at the initial stages. It is important to keep hair healthy by eating the right food and proper vitamins for hair support and also to relieve any types of stress to reverse your hair loss if the hair loss is temporary. If hair loss is genetic, then hair transplant can be an option to restore the hair that is lost and medical hair treatment is used to prevent future hair loss.

To find out more about your hair loss, visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques to find out the cause of your hair loss and give the best hair restoration recommendations customized to your needs and concerns.

If you are suffering from hair loss or hair thinning you can contact us at (949) 219-0027 to schedule a free consultation or visit our website at

If you are suffering from hair loss or hair thinning you can contact us at (949) 219-0027 to schedule for a consultation or visit our website at