Telogen Hair Loss / Telogen Effluvium

Telogen Hair Loss / Telogen Effluvium

Common hair It is one of the most common causes of hair loss. It develops as a result of excessive hair loss due to a disorder in the hair growth cycle.

In a normal person, 85% of the hair is lost. 15% when i was in the growth phase. i is in the resting phase. Hair in the resting phase naturally falls out after a while and is replaced by newly growing hair.

It is more common in women.

How many per day do you normally eat? menstrual hair Hair loss?

During a day, depending on personal characteristics, between 50-100 hairs are lost. It is normal for hair to fall out

Hair loss. What causes hair loss?

It occurs 2-3 months after birth, fever, serious illness, injury or surgical intervention. Sometimes, hypo- or hyperthyroidism and hormonal changes before and after menopause, biotin, protein, zinc, essential fat and iron deficiency as a result of wrong diet, medications (some blood pressure medications, epilepsy medications, birth control medications). medications, oral isotretinoin treatment), psychological stress, and physiological hair loss of the newborn. It can also occur in conditions such as hair loss and eczema of the scalp.

It is seen clinically in 3 ways:

  1. Acute: It is usually seen 2-3 months after a specific triggering cause. If the cause is identified and treated, recovery may take 6-12 months. It is most commonly due to reasons such as post-pregnancy, surgical intervention, sudden anemia, and heavy diet.
  2. Chronic is common: It continues for more than 6 months. It depends on various reasons. The most common causes are thyroid diseases, medications, chronic anemia and zinc deficiency.
  3. Chronic Idiopathic (cause unknown) common: Mostly triggering The factor cannot be detected. It is usually seen in women between the ages of 30-50. There is no family history of androgenic alopecia. Usually get  Although there is receding in the temple area, there are no signs of androgenic alopecia such as thinning at the nape of the neck.

How is the treatment?

In the treatment, the cause is determined and eliminated. The first goal is to remove the missing hormones and vitamins and replace the hair if necessary. Direct hair root treatment such as mesotherapy and PRP. Strengthening methods can be applied.