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Jul 09

Can You Color Your Hair If It’s Shedding Due To Telogen Effluvium? Tips That Might Help

By: Ava Alderman: People sometimes ask me if it’s possible to continue to color your hair after it starts falling out or shedding.  After all, having it become thinner over time is bad enough, but having a dull, flat or unflattering … Read More

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Jun 25

Will Worrying About My Telogen Effluvium Prolong Or Worsen My Shedding?

By: Ava Alderman: I often hear from people who would avoid just about anything in order to make their hair shedding end more quickly.  One contributing factor that I am often asked about is stress or worry. I heard from … Read More

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Jun 19

Are All Of The Hairs That Are Shed With Chronic Telogen Effluvium Replaced? Will It All Grow Back?

By Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who are worried that all of the hair that has been shed from a hair loss condition like chronic telogen effluvium (or CTE) is not going to be replaced. They often can’t … Read More

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Jun 13

How Does Telogen Effluvium Resolve Itself?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who worry that their hair shedding or telogen effluvium is never going to end.  They want to know how it is going to resolve and when.  I heard from a woman who … Read More

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Jun 07

Does Telogen Effluvium Cause Hair To Break Off Or Split?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who are noticing a lot of broken hairs coming out. Often, they also see very dry or flyaway hair with the presence of split ends. I heard from a woman who said: … Read More

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May 23

Can Cutting your Hair Stop Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman:  I sometimes hear from people who notice that their shedding from telogen effluvium improves after they get a hair cut.  Often, they are quite encouraged by this and they wonder if more cutting would help the situation … Read More

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May 07

Brittle Or Fly Away Hair And Chronic Telogen Effluvium: What’s The Connection?

By: Ava Alderman:  I often hear from people with long term or chronic telogen effluvium who can’t help but notice a troubling change of texture in their hair.  Often, they describe their hair and brittle, dry, or flyaway and they … Read More

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Apr 19

I’m Losing 250 Hairs Per Day And Sometimes More. Is This Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman:  I often hear from folks who want to tell me how many hairs they are losing per day in the hopes that I can tell them which type of hair loss that they have.  People sometimes write … Read More

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Apr 13

Why Is My Hair Still Shedding Four (4) Months Into Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman: I sometimes hear from people who are beyond frustrated that their hair loss is still in full swing long after they hoped that it would end. Many times, they have read or been told that telogen effluvium … Read More

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