• Post published:March 9, 2021

Interview featuring Dr. Craig Ziering on Effects of Stress on Hair Loss and Covid

Actress Alyssa Milano brought the topic to national attention after posting a video of herself on Twitter in August 2020, brushing out clumps of her hair. “One brushing,” she says, holding up at least 50 strands or more of wet, dark blonde hair. “This is my hair loss from COVID-19.”

“COVID negatively impacts hair health, but it impacts people differently,” says Craig Ziering, D.O., a dermatologist and hair transplant surgeon in Beverly Hills, CA. “Some patients who are recovering from COVID are experiencing significant loss from the virus itself, while in others it’s related to the stress of whether or not they’ll have a lob and the social stresses of not being able to interact.”

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