Have you felt the negative effects of extreme stress lately? You’re not alone. The American Institute of Stress reports that over half of all Americans feel stressed during the day. A Gallup poll shows that Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world. Some of this stress comes from the workplace, while some of it stems from family or personal problems.
No matter what triggers your stress, it’s bound to have an effect on your body over time if you don’t learn how to handle it in healthy ways. Chronic stress doesn’t just affect the way you feel, either. It also has an impact on how you look. Here are five ways stress affects your hair, and what you can do about it.