Multicentric study of the effects of topical lotion and shampoo containing synthetic thymus peptides on androgenetic alopecia and chronic telogen effluvium
in women and men.
Defined as hair loss due to hair follicles shifting into the resting or telogen phase, telogen effluvium
is commonly triggered by psychological stress, which frequently occurs during the postpartum period, said Dr.
Every case is different, you may be experiencing telogen effluvium
, which occurs around three months after an illness or other environmental factors.
53 female patients whose ages were between 18 and 50 and who were diagnosed as having telogen effluvium
type diffuse alopecia were included in the study.
However, telogen effluvium
occurs as a result of the body's natural physiologic response to some form of stress, causing more hair to enter the rest phase than the normal 10 percent.
Most cases of alopecia - called telogen effluvium
- are stress-related.
Hadshiew IM, Foitzik K, Arck PC, Paus R: Burden of hair loss: stress and the underestimated psychosocial impact of telogen effluvium
and androgenetic alopecia.
The most common, telogen effluvium
, is often brought on by a distressing event such as a bereavement, divorce or losing your job.
Typically triggered by a event -- such as an illness, child birth, loss of a loved one or surgery -- telogen effluvium
is a form of hair loss that occurs as a result of the body's natural physiologic response to a stressor.
is a very common hair loss problem that can occur up to three months after a stressful event.
Three to six months after delivery, some women will experience hair loss and thinning, called telogen effluvium
While pregnant, most women experience a thickening of the hair, called telogen effluvium