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good day dr.i am 27 old female .since 1 month i started to have hair loss especially in the early morning .it is a moderate amount .i had a good heath i was dx as hypothyriod on thyroxine 5o micro daily.eating well .not pregnant but planning to so on folic acid 5mg daily .

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The most common type of hair loss that causes excessive shedding is telogen effluvium. The hair growth cycle is very sensitive. Any type of change, disturbance or imbalance that the body has a difficult time adjusting to, can disrupt the normal hair growth cycle causing telogen effluvium to occur.  Think back to the months preceding your hair loss for clues. Was there any new medication, medical procedure, extreme stress, change in diet, illness, infection, etc?  With acute telogen effluvium when the body heals from (or adjusts to) the recent change or disturbance, the hair growth cycle will restore to normal. With acute telogen effluvium the increased shedding lasts less than six months. When the shedding lasts more than six months the condition is considered chronic-- indicating an internal imbalance that needs to be identified and corrected.
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Melanie Vonzabuesnig

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Female hair loss is my main focus. Women today are very susceptible to several types of hair loss including telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, and androgenetic alopecia. I can answer questions about the causes and types of female hair loss. I can share information about natural holistic remedies to improve female hair loss conditions.

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My interest in female hair loss sprung from my own experience with extensive hair loss. Determined to grow my hair back, I diligently studied every piece of information I could find on the biology of hair growth. After successfully re-growing my hair with safe and effective natural products, I felt compelled to learn more and to share this information with other women. I am experienced in blending custom hair loss formulas. I am also experienced in writing about female hair loss issues.

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My hair loss information has been included in The Truth about Womens Hair Loss by Spencer Kobren, Naturally Healthy Skin by Stephanie Tourles, Alternative Healing by Bill Gottleib and Natural Health Magazine. I am the author of several books on hair loss.

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I am a certified aromatherapist specializing in formulas for scalp and hair conditions.

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