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May 16

Can Holding Your Head Upside Down Help With Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman:  I’ve heard from a couple of people who asked me if regularly holding their head upside down would help to slow their telogen effluvium.  To paraphrase their concern, they might say: “my grandmother told me that if … Read More

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May 09

Every Time I Put My Shedding Hair Up, Short Hairs Fall Out

By: Ava Alderman:  It can be a cruel irony.  When you are shedding hair, you put your hair up in order to spare yourself the pain of having to deal with it, but then it can seem as if more … Read More

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May 02

Is There Such A Thing As Telogen Effluvium That Never Stops?

By: Ava Alderman:  I sometimes hear from folks who worry that their telogen effluvium goes far beyond what is normal.  Not only do they feel as if they are shedding more than what is typical, but they feel that they … Read More

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Apr 25

I’ve Almost Developed A Compulsion To Check The Status Of My Hair And Gently Tug It While Having Telogen Effluvium

By: Ava Alderman: If you have never experienced telogen effluvium or severe hair shedding, the topics discussed in this article may seem very strange to you.  However, if you have had this type of hair loss, you may be very … Read More

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Mar 22

Growing Out Your Hair After Telogen Effluvium

By: Ava Alderman:  I think it’s safe to say that when you are going through severe hair shedding or telogen effluvium, you are noticing RE-growth much more than you are noticing typical growth.  In other words, you spend a lot … Read More

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Mar 21

An Alternative To The No Poo Method With Telogen Effluvium – Pre Poo

By: Ava Alderman:  Many people are interested in trying the “no poo” method when they are shedding hair or suffering from a hair loss condition like telogen effluvium or androgenetic alopecia.   The reason for this is that they notice … Read More

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Mar 15

I Have Telogen Effluvium Once Again And I’m Freaking Out

By: Ava Alderman:  I think it’s safe to say that most of us pray for the day when our telogen effluvium ends and we can anticipate putting this horror behind us and moving on with our lives.  Many of us … Read More

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Mar 01

Telogen Effluvium Recovery Signs

By: Ava Alderman:  It goes without saying that if you are suffering from telogen effluvium, you are likely regularly inspecting your hair and scalp for signs of things either worsening or getting better.  And after some time has gone by, … Read More

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Feb 10

Do You Notice Regrowth Before The Shedding Stops In Telogen Effluvium?

By: Ava Alderman:  It’s normal to immediately begin thinking about your regrowth very shortly after you notice your hair shedding.  Some of us know what is happening when our hair starts shedding because we have had it happen to us … Read More

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Jan 24

Chronic Telogen Effluvium Or CTE: If My Hair Is Falling Out Less And Less, Does it Mean It’s Over?

By: Ava Alderman:  If you have CTE or chronic telogen effluvium, I know first hand that you are very often looking for a sign – any sign – that your hair loss might be coming to an end.  The thing … Read More

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