Small amounts of hair loss every day are normal—the average person loses around 100 hairs a day because of hair’s natural growth cycle. But if you notice that much more hair is falling out than usual, something much more serious is probably going on.
Gray hair is a tell-tale sign of aging and stress—or, at least, that is what society believes. This is why the sight of even a single gray hair can be so distressing—we tend to associate it with negative feelings or getting older.
We all endure some stress every once in a while, whether from work, a relationship, finances or other sources. Severe and long-term stress can wreak havoc on our bodies and seriously affect our health, but did you know stress can also cause hair.