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About Children's Trichotillomania


Trichotillomania or habitual hair pulling: Is the habit of twirling or plucking the hair. Trichotillomania is thought to be an obsessive-compulsive disorder where the patient usually feels compelled to pluck their hair. The hair loss is patchy, and characterised by broken hairs of varying length. Within the patches, hair loss is not complete. As long as the hair trauma was not severe or chronic enough to cause scarring, the hair will re-grow when the trauma is stopped.

We understand that hair and scalp disorders can be traumatic and can have a severe affect on a childs well-being, which in turn affects the patient's health in general, after all hair is well documented as the barometer of health. Our children's hair loss clinics provide a service encompassing both the medical and cosmetic issues relating to scalp and hair health. Each clinic is dedicated to providing expert advice and treatment for all types of hair loss and scalp problems, to cosmetic damage. Call now on 0330 660 0648 to book your appointment.

There are no 'herbal remedies' for hair loss.

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