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For people who literally pull their hair out, there's help

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Kylee Loughran, 15, is one of many teenagers growing up with trichotillomania. (Photo courtesy of Kylee Loughran)

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Christina Pearson founded the Trichotillomania Learning Center to help trich sufferers. (Photo from Christina Pearson)

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Noelani Jai finally found the courage to tell her husband she suffered from trichotillomania. (Photo courtesy of Noelani Jai)

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Reverend Noelani Jai runs HEART, a support group for teenagers with trich in Southern California. (Photo Courtesy of Noelani Jai)

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Some people can't stop pulling their out their hair. Literally. They suffer from a rare disorder that gets little public attention. Experts and hair pullers will meet in Boston in early May to share their research and experiences with this difficult affliction.


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