Why Do I Eat My Hair After I Pull It Out?

That was a question I hadn’t really thought much about until I read an article on Trichophagia, or a hair eating condition, while I was researching my own treatment and the Trich Stop System for curing hair pulling. After all, I understood the pulling was a problem, but I hadn’t even thought about eating my Read more about Why Do I Eat My Hair After I Pull It Out?[…]

Curing Eyelash Pulling and Hair Pulling – What Happens When You Slip Up?

In my journey to stop hair pulling once of the most important realizations was that, like an ex-smoker, I would always be an ‘ex-hair puller’, never a ‘non-hair puller’. That I would always have hair pulling in my life and the earlier I acknowledged that fact the better chances I would have in curing my Read more about Curing Eyelash Pulling and Hair Pulling – What Happens When You Slip Up?[…]

Hair Pulling in ‘Young Adult’

I just watched the film ‘Young Adult’ with Charlize Theron and have mixed feelings about the hair pulling condition that she had. While I’m pleased that hair pulling was dealt with in a major motion picture, and therefore trichotillomania was brought out of the closet somewhat, it did bother me that she was such a Read more about Hair Pulling in ‘Young Adult’[…]

Trichotillomania Treatment and Support

There is no known ‘cure’ for Trichotillomania but there are treatment options available. Discovering ways to control eyelash pulling and hair pulling impulses can help a patient become pull free. Cognitive behavior therapy, stress-control medications, and hair pulling support groups have all proven as an effective way to control symptoms. Cognitive Behavior Therapy trains patients Read more about Trichotillomania Treatment and Support[…]

How to use diet to cure Trichotillomania

Having a healthy body is key to laying the foundations to successfully cure hair pulling and Trichotillomania and grow your hair back. There are many studies that show that nutrition can contribute to exacerbating urges to pull. Cut out processed foods, eat a balanced healthy diet and exercise when you can. Exercise improves circulation throughout Read more about How to use diet to cure Trichotillomania[…]

What is Trichotillomania?

What is Trichotillomania, otherwise known as “Trich”? Trichotillomania is classified as an impulse control disorder.  People who suffer from this hair pulling disorder have the uncontrollable urge to pull out hair from their scalp or other parts of their body. Hair pullers are unable to stop this behavior, even as their hair becomes thinner and Read more about What is Trichotillomania?[…]