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Hello Sir, I am 21 year old, female . I have been facing hair loss from last 6 months. It is falling out at tremendous amount. My health conditions are normal. My liver is functioning normally and I don't have thyroid too. I don't use any heating and styling products. Please let me know the cause, how can I stop it and how to regrow it back.

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The most common type of hair loss that causes excessive shedding is telogen effluvium. With telogen effluvium the hair loss occurs fairly evenly throughout the scalp. There will not be any distinct bald patches or localized areas of thinning. Any type of change, disturbance or imbalance that the body has a difficult time coping with (or adjusting to) can cause telogen effluvium.  This would include recent illness, infection, food poisoning, medical or dental procedure, medications, vaccinations, birth control, trauma, extreme change in diet, stress, exposure to allergen, nutritional deficiency, medical disorder etc. When the shedding lasts more than six months the condition is considered chronic, meaning the underlying issue(s) must be determined and addressed in order for the hair growth cycle to return to normal.
Thinking back to the months prior to the shedding may provide clues.
Although the description of your hair loss has characteristics of telogen effluvium, it is important to have a proper diagnosis as other types of hair loss may be involved. Feel free to send more information if you would like me to help you further.
Sincerely, Melanie V

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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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