Some types of hair loss are referred to as 'effluvium' or an outflow. When you have effluvium, it affects the different parts of the hair's growth cycle. Telogen effluvium is another commonly diagnosed reason for hair loss, but very little research has been done to understand it. The condition occurs when there is a change in the amount of hair follicles that can grow hair. When the number of active hair follicles significantly drops during a telogen phase, hair follicles in the dormant telogen phase will increase in number, resulting in hair loss and shedding . Understanding Hair Growth Cycles The scalp's hair follicles do not continuously grow hair. They go through growth stages that can last for at least two years, but can go on for more before regressing to a resting stage, which can be up to two months. A healthy human scalp has 80 to 90 percent of hair follicles that are at the anagen phase, which means that they can grow hair. The 10 to 20 percent
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