Does hypnosis work for hair pulling?

We often have questions from people wondering does hypnosis work for hair pulling. In answer to this, we are pleased to provide this guest post on treating hair pulling with hypnotherapy from the renowned hypnotherapist, Rachael Eccles, with whom we have partnered to bring you hypnosis for hair pullers. We firmly believe that hypnosis has a role Read more about Does hypnosis work for hair pulling?[…]

Will My Hair Grow Back After I’ve Pulled It Out?

Being an ‘ex’ hair puller, I get this question a lot. “I pull my hair out, will it ever grow back?” The answer is ‘yes’, your hair will grow back. No matter how long you’ve been pulling your hair out, no matter how many times you’ve pulled your eyelashes out. Take it from me. I Read more about Will My Hair Grow Back After I’ve Pulled 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?[…]

Using visualization as hair pulling treatment

“The indispensible first step to getting the things that you want out of life is this: decide what you want.” – Ben Stein Visualisation is a powerful tool that many successful athletes, businessmen and leaders use on a regular basis. It consists of picturing exactly what you want in order to help you get it. Read more about Using visualization as hair pulling treatment[…]

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 Causes Trichotillomania

Causes of Trichotillomania Research of causes and treatments of Trichotillomania are still in the early stages.  Studies have shown evidence that indicates Trich to be a neurobiological disorder and may be linked to one’s genetic makeup. Hair and eyelash pulling is often triggered by stress, anxiety and depression. People with Trichotillomania generally have a neurologically based Read more about What Causes 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?[…]