Girl whose hair pulling left her bald gets dream long hair for wedding day
You want everything to be perfect on your wedding day. From the flowers, to the big dress, to your hair and makeup.
It’s why Ruth Sweet, a 25-year-old health care assistant from Saltby, Leicestershire, refused to marry her boyfriend, Josh Sweet, 26, for so long. She had spent the last decade hiding the huge bald patches on her scalp, caused by a condition that compels sufferers to pull out their own hair.
Ruth was diagnosed with Trichotillomania – an impulse-control disorder where a person is unable to stop themselves pulling out their own hair – when she was a teenager.
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