Pulling your own hair out: What it feels like to live with Trichotillomania

bt.com 2nd Oct 2015 We meet Ruth Walters, who has suffered from TTM for 10 years but has been given the chance to have a full head of hair again. You might never have heard of it but 3% of the...

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Natalie pulls her own hair out – like 110 million other Trichotillomania sufferers

Irish Examiner, Saturday, October 03, 2015 For most people the idea of pulling your own hair out is very difficult to comprehend, but Trichotillomania (TTM) is a compulsive condition that affects 110 million people worldwide. We met Natalie Blythe, 32, who...

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Bride-to-be who was addicted to pulling out her own hair walked down the aisle with flowing locks… after her devoted groom forked out £3,000 for new wedding tresses

By Sarah Barns For Mailonline Rebecca Germaine was diagnosed with Trichotillomania at the age of 13 The 26-year-old was bullied and had to wear a wig to hide her bald patches Tim Huetson bought The Intralace System so she couldn't pick at...

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Ruth pulled all her hair out, like 100,000 other under-35s

BBC Newsbeat- 1st Oct 2015 Pulling out hair from your head, eyebrows or eyelashes is obviously painful and leaves bald patches. But it's a condition which is thought to affect more than 100,000 under-35s in the UK. It can be caused by...

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