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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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Apr 05

Does Sudden Unhappiness Or Stress Cause Severe Hair Loss Or Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman:  I sometimes hear from people who are grappling to come up with a cause for their sudden and problematic hair loss.  Sometimes, they literally wake up in the morning and notice hair shedding all over the place … Read More

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Mar 26

How Thin Will My Hair Get If I Have Telogen Effluvium (TE,) Chronic Telogen Effluvium (CTE,) Or AGA?

By: Ava Alderman: People whose hair has been shedding for quite a while or quite dramatically in a short period of time often try to do research as to what might be the cause. And once they rule out medical … Read More

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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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