Hair is everything for women.  With huge billboards of lucious shiny hair in Chicago, to commercials of thick hair whirls.  Hair is everywhere!  However, one  factor of hair health is always at play: stress.  

There are 3 types of stress related hair loss: Telogen effluvium,Trichotillomania, and Alopecia.  Of these three types of stressed based hair loss, Alopecia being the most common.  Telogen effluvium is when your hair follicles turn stagnant and before you know it, you hair falls out in the shower.  Trichotillomania is when you get so stressed you might even pull hair right out of your scalp. In alopecia your bodies immune system fight against hair follicles, turning your hair thin and fragile.

5 Things That Attribute To Stress:

  1. -Financial stability
  2. -Depression
  3. -Relationships
  4. -Traumatic events
  5. -Career Changes

Because of today’s norms Women generally feel more attractive and confident when they have healthy hair.  Stop worrying about things you can;t control and do something proactive to fight back against stress.  Stress related hair loss is not permanent! 


5 Ways To Destress:

  • Increase physical activity
  • Turn your phone off for a day
  • Practice breathing techniques
  • Eat healthier
  • Reach out to old friends/family



It is important to note that hair restoration in Chicago, IL isn’t just for men.  At Aesthetic Scalp Chicago, we also treat many women with the latest in hair restoration, such as the best in regenerative medicines and hair transplant technology: The ARTAS Robot.  Aesthetic Scalp’s  the only place in Chicago where you will be treated by the best physicians,  the best technicians, and the best technology.  When thinking about hair restoration in Chicago, IL make sure to give us a call, or schedule an appointment here.  


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