telogen effluvium


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telogen effluvium

[‚tel·ə·jən e′flü·vē·əm]
(medicine)
Hair loss that is due to increased shedding occurring after a metabolic disturbance.
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Interestingly, while being under stress can't turn hair grey, stress can trigger a common condition called telogen effluvium, which causes hair to whittle at about three times faster than normal.
Stress causes the body to produce hormones, which lead to three main forms of hair loss, including a disturbance in the hair cycle called telogen effluvium.This triggers the body to shed more hair from your scalp than usual.
systemic disease-induced alopecia (cancer, endocrine disease, and telogen effluvium).
Hair examination was done to note whether there is diffuse thinning of hair (telogen effluvium) or any patterned hair loss (androgenic alopecia).
Another study, in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, linked vitamin D to alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, and female pattern hair loss.
Common causes of hair loss in children include telogen effluvium, tinea capitis, bacterial infections, traction alopecia, trichotillomania, and alopecia areata.
"Doctors see hair loss as a cosmetic thing." And yet the most common hair problem she encounters, telogen effluvium (a general thinning of the hair), is entirely treatable.
Telogen Effluvium is another causal factor of hair loss in women mostly.
Most common cutaneous side effect which developed in 10 patients after varying duration of starting chemotherapy was alopecia, both anagen and telogen effluvium, with multiple drugs as suspected causative gents.
Telogen effluvium is general shedding from all over the head and sometimes it gets worse with stress, illness, medication or hormones.