Hair Club (www.hairclub.com) marks its 11th year of partnership with the Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC) as title sponsor of the organization’s 21st Annual National Conference, to take place April 25-27, 2014 at the Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. TLC’s Annual Conference is the only multi-disciplinary conference in the world that focuses specifically on hair pulling disorder, skin picking disorder and related Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs).
For different people, hair loss has different causes. Some people suffer from autoimmune skin diseases like Alopecia Areata or mental disorders like Trichotillomania. Other people lose their hair because of stress or genetics and for numerous people their hair loss is a result of one of these medical-related reasons: Chemotherapy Chemotherapy, often referred to as “chemo”, is the use of strong drugs to treat cancer. And while chemo can be very effective on cancer, it… Read more
It’s likely that you play with your hair. Whether you stroke your hair with your hands or twirl it around your fingers from time to time, these gestures are normally innocent. But for some people, harmless habits like twirling and patting their hair can evolve into pulling—a compulsion that may result in visible bald patches. People that pull out their hair are suffering from a mental disorder known as Trichotillomania (TTM), which affects about two… Read more
April 13, 2010 – For the 7th consecutive year, Hair Club, is the proud Title Sponsor of the TLC Conference, which will take place in Dallas, Texas April 23rd through 25th. The event was founded by the Trichotillomania Learning Center, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the quality of life of children, adolescents and adults with Trichotillomania and other body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRB). Trichotillomania (also referred to as TTM or “trich”) is an impulse… Read more