How hair loss problems impact our lives

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  1. 1. How Hair Loss Problems Impact Our LivesNo one would want to suffer hair loss by choice. The emotional aspects of living with hair loss can bechallenging and devastating.Throughout history, attitudes towards hair loss have been overwhelmingly negative. In the societywhere appearance matters so much, dealing with alopecia can be difficult and upsetting.This article will provide you with facts regarding the impact of hair loss among people. The end of youth and getting older.Hair loss problems cause both men and women to look older. Consequently, for many the advent ofhair loss dramatically signals the end of youth, vitality and desirability. Dissatisfaction with appearance and body imageThe loss of the hair can change a persons appearance. A study revealed that men who had moreprofound hair loss were more dissatisfied with their appearance.However, it has been scientifically proven through studies that women suffer more emotionally andpsychologically than men when losing hair. The results of these tests showed that women were muchmore worried about the way they looked than men. They tend to feel insecure about their appearanceand how the world and the people around them will accept them. Low self-esteemHair loss is one of the major reasons people suffer from low self-esteem. In our image-conscioussociety, people who suffer from hair loss problems are often victims of discrimination. Hair is animportant determinant of physical attractiveness. Hair loss affects the individuals feelings ofattractiveness, thereby losing self-esteem. Embarrassment, loss of confidence, shynessStudies have shown that 75% of men who suffer from hair loss are less confident. Social teasing and humiliationWhen hair loss reaches a stage of visible condition, it can make the person the object of teasing orscorn. Feelings of depression and introversionSome people really take hair loss badly and get highly distressed about it, up to the point of getting intodepression. Research shows that people with alopecia have higher levels of anxiety and depression. Subconscious emotions of envy and jealousyThose suffering from hair loss often experience feeling of jealousy and insecurities. Work-related problemsCelebrities, actors, politicians and models should project a beautiful image that is why hair loss candefinitely affect their work since they are public figures. Negative effects on social life
  2. 2. Hair is considered our crowning glory. Upon meeting someone, one of the first things we notice is theirhair. Before a social engagement, it is very important for us to look good especially for women whospend hours by just going to the salon to have their hair adorned or styled. Those people affected byhair loss become aware of how important hair is in our social lives.The purpose of this article is not to mock, depress or hit someones sensitive spot. This list is intendedto give real facts to help you understand the scale of the hair loss problems. We need to be aware ofthese things and try not to wallow in the dark. We need to face hair loss problems with our head heldhigh.Source: http://www.leimo-hairloss.com/the-impact-of-hair-loss-in-our-lives.html