COVID-19 and Hair Loss: A New Crisis of the Global Pandemic
By: Hair Recovery Center
Certified Trichologist Kendra Timmons is addressing this timely medical crisis throughout August, National Hair Loss Awareness month. The hair restoration specialist says there has been a noticeable uptick in reports of hair loss since the pandemic began in March of this year. "I've been flooded with calls from women and men that are starting to see clumps of hair in the shower or in their combs and brushes," she explains. Timmons also predicts the trend will continue to escalate over the next few months. "This is the time frame that one would normally see excessive shedding due to the chronic stress that many people are experiencing because stress-induced hair loss typically shows up about 3 months after the stressful event. Between now and the next couple of months, the impact of COVID-19 will definitely show up in more individuals."
Timmons' Hair Recovery Center focuses on treating clients with a multitherapeutic approach that addresses the condition both internally and externally. Her methods are proving successful for individuals who have lost their hair due to COVID-19, chemotherapy and hormonal changes. "By analyzing the scalp as well as the body's systems and finding the imbalances that may be causing an individual's hair loss, we are able to treat the whole person," explains Timmons. An FDA approved, non-invasive bio communication tool that assess the body's energy supplies and provides insight into their personal wellness is used to determine what supplemental support the client may need. Once that is identified, topical treatments such as detoxing clay, ozone therapy, laser therapy and dermarolling, all of which are minimally invasive, are used to stimulate the hair follicles and stimulate hair growth.
Though concerning, Timmons assures individuals there is hope in the battle against COVID-19 related hair loss! "A healthy diet consisting of protein, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and greens, exercise, great scalp hygiene and great hair care can help combat hair loss. COVID-
Timmons has been a licensed hair care professional for twenty-five years and began her study of Trichology in 2003. Trichology is the branch of medical and cosmetic study and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. She currently provides services to clients throughout the U.S. including California, Maryland, Arkansas and Texas and in Dubai.
For more information or to schedule a consultation, call 682-320-8443 or visit http://www.hairlosscenterarlington.com/
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