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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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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 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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