How to Prevent Hair Loss Due to Stress

How to Prevent Hair Loss Due to Stress

Stress is a condition which takes place in everyone’s lives. And be it a man or a woman, while undergoing stress due to any reason, you may notice a lot of physical symptoms as a repercussion. You may start feeling anxious, exhausted, or have trouble with concentration, sick with a headache or upset stomach. It can also be a cause of hair loss. On one hand, women have multiple alternatives and tips to deal with hair thinning, but men seem to have a limited number of alternatives.

For helping you in solving the problem, today we are talking about causes and tricks that will help men in dealing with hair loss and baldness caused due to stress.


Hair thinning/ baldness due to stress (Telogen Effluvium); know the cause.

Telogen effluvium is the term for temporary hair loss which takes place due to mental trauma, stress, or shock. It results in excessive hair loss because of disruption in the natural growth and rest cycle of hair. It also takes place due to disruptive events taking place in our day to day routines.

Let us see what are the conditions or events which may lead to such temporary hair thinning or baldness.

  • A Significant Physical Injury
  • Harsh Vaccinations
  • Malnutrition, Unhealthy Diet and Excessive Fad Dieting
  • Overdose of Antidepressants
  • Chronic Illness
  • Jetlag
  • Chronic Emotional Disease
  • Surgical Procedures

These physical stressors or trauma may disrupt hormone levels in the body and trigger telogen effluvium hair loss. Also, Continual stress at work, relationship, financial worries, parenting problems can have a major impact on the whole body, including the hair follicles.

A number of studies on animals have evolved a theory that chronic stress somehow changes the chemistry of the hair follicles and makes them weak and brittle.


How can you reduce Telogen Effluvium?

Telogen effluvium will resolve on its own once the stress or trauma is over and the body begins to get back to normal. But even if you don’t need treatment, you can take better care of yourself to help your hair to get back to its normal cycle:

  • Maintain a healthy diet which is rich in vegetables, fruits, and you can get a plenty of proteins
  • Ensure that your intake vitamin and mineral supplements like B12, iron, or folic acid
  • Treat your hair gently, particularly while styling and using heat appliances


Treat your stress for reducing stress.

A person undergoing chronic stress is sure eager to come out of that phase. So here are some simple lifestyle steps which will help you in overcoming the stressful situations to avoid hair loss.

  • Flinch a regular exercise schedule
  • Learn relaxing techniques like meditation, deep breathing, and imagery
  • Take time to relax and unwind in a fun activity or listening to soothing music
  • Try yoga or practice postures at home
  • Become more socially involved along with friends and family


Take psychological guidance for dealing with stress.

Avoiding stress from reaching major levels, nurturing your physical and emotional health, and treating your mind and body will all help you in preventing hair loss.


As a part of dealing with severe hair loss, you may also consider using a customized wig which is nowadays also getting popular with men. We know there are comparatively more alternatives and patterns to choose from in female wigs, however, we are a brand which exclusively focuses on hair replacements of women.


The Owakai Hair Replacement can be customized as per your haircut. Also, they are specially made for men and are available in different colors and textures. Look at our collection and choose the one which suits you the best.

Other than the trendy hair replacements, Owakai also offers you a range of hair attachment and removal accessories like a Hairless comb clip, Walker Duo tape hairpiece tape contour, Walker holds on the liquid adhesive and so on. Also, you are going through a heavy hair fall; you can get some specially made for men hair fall and damage control accessories like a styling comb, seamless hair clips, and so on.

If Owakai is your choice for hair replacements, then have a look at our collection and choose the one which you feel is ideal for your look and style and get started today!

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