Telogen effluvium is a diffuse hair loss and is best understood by looking at your hair growth cycle. Your hair grows in 3 stages – anagen, the growing phase; catagen, a short intermediary phase; and telogen, the resting phase where the hair is released and falls out. Follicles rest for around 3 months, and then the whole process is repeated. Due to the nature of your hair growth cycle, your hairs are not all in the same phase at the same time – some will be actively growing, others shedding etc., or else you would lose all your hair at once. It is normal to lose up to 80 hairs a day – provided the hair is growing back.
Telogen effluvium is where more hairs that usual enter the telogen phase and you
Hair is the 2nd fastest growing cell in the body (intestinal cells being the 1st) and its growth can be influenced, both positively and negatively, by many factors.
In this post we will talk about what you can do to get your hair growing at its optimum rate – and how to prevent hair loss in the future!
Hair is the 2nd fastest growing cell in your body, but as it’s also not a vital tissue it’s usually the first thing to be affected negatively by a poor diet. Keep in mind the following nutritional tips to help keep your hair growing at its best rate:
Unfortunately as the sands of time pass us by, sadly our hair gets thinner. A common misconception is that grey hair is coarser, but in fact grey hairs are usually finer in diameter. This is because oils glands tend to produce less sebum as you get older, which dries the hair giving you the appearance of coarseness.