Can stress make your hair fall out?

Can stress make your hair fall out?

Fact or Fiction?

A common myth of hair loss is that it can be caused by stress. We naturally shed between 50 and 80 strands of hair a day, but stressful circumstances such as bereavement, divorce, job loss or surgery have been known to cause stress-induced hair loss.

"If you are experiencing what seems like excessive stress and hair loss, be sure to consult your doctor."

This is a myth of hair loss that can come true.

Verdict: Fact