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Mar 07

My Hair That Is Shedding And Coming Out Has Tapered Ends. What Does This Mean?

By: Ava Alderman: I get a good deal of questions from folks suffering from hair loss about shed hairs that have tapered ends. Questions about hair with tapered ends are as common as questions about shed hair with white bulbs … Read More

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Jan 05

How To Make AGA Hair Look Healthier

By: Ava Alderman:  I often hear from people who believe that they have androgenic alopecia and they are looking for easy, inexpensive and noninvasive ways to make their hair look more healthy and well, normal.  Often, AGA hair is a … Read More

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Dec 14

Can Hair Dye Cause Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman: I recently had someone ask me if a reaction to hair dye could kick off TE or telogen effluvium.  She said in part: “my hair was doing just fine until I tried a new hair dye.  As … Read More

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Dec 08

Could I Have Something Internally Wrong That Is Causing Hair Loss?

By: Ava Alderman: I often hear from people who are having trouble determining the cause of their hair loss.  They often can’t see where anything is wrong on the outside.  I hear comments like: “my hair is shiny and healthy.  … Read More

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Dec 02

My Healthy Hair Is Suddenly Falling Out. Why?

By Ava Alderman: I often hear from people who have noticed sudden and severe hair loss but who have never had hair fall or scalp issues before.  I often hear comments like: “I have always had really healthy and pretty … Read More

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Nov 15

How Do I Know If My TE (Telogen Effluvium) Shedding Has Stopped For Good?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who are desperately hoping that their excessive hair shedding (which they suspect is TE or telogen effluvium) is finally coming to an end. Usually, the first thing that they notice is that … Read More

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Nov 02

Will Oiling My Scalp Stop My Hair From Falling Out? Will It Help My TE?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from folks who are looking for natural, inexpensive, and non invasive ways to help with their hair shedding. One possibility that sometimes comes up is oiling one’s scalp. This generally involves using a carrier … Read More

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Oct 28

Are There Any Good Products For Telogen Effluvium (TE)?

By Ava Alderman: People often contact me looking for recommendations for products that address or help telogen effluvium (TE.) People are looking for a shampoo, vitamin, topical, treatment, or other concoction that is going to stop the shedding and help … Read More

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Oct 24

Is Hair Loss Supposed To Come With A Sore Scalp? Is Something Wrong With Me?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who are dealing with sudden and severe hair loss. One day, they wake up and notice tons of hair falling onto their clothing, or coming out in their comb, or clogging up … Read More

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Oct 13

How To Handle Wet Hair When You Have Telogen Effluvium (TE)

By: Ava Alderman: A lot of the emails that I get from folks who are struggling with telogen effluvium ask questions about the best way to deal with shedding hair when it is wet. When we get right out of … Read More

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