The relationship between our mental health and hair loss is a complex one. Certain life-altering events such as the death of a loved one, a period of illness or a divorce can be triggers for hair loss.
Are you a new mother worrying about hair loss? Have you noticed clumps of hair on your pillow or in the shower? Don’t panic - hair shedding after childbirth is completely normal, and your hair will usually grow back after a few months.
A new pre-print study led by King’s College London has found that characteristic skin rashes and ‘COVID fingers and toes’ can occur in the absence of any other symptoms and therefore should be considered as key diagnostic signs of the virus.