This is not as uncommon as one might think...and it actually within the OCD spectrum of anxiety. (skin picking is a similar manifestation)
Here is a link that gives more information, including treatment options.:)www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/trichotillomania-hair-pulling
Getting the help you need, and working proactively to turn the behavior around will be worth the effort!
Best wishes, and keep us updated on your progress!
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT