• Minoxidil 2nd Shed
    Hair,  Health

    Why the Minoxidil Shedding Happens Again

    You’re probably 3-6 months into your minoxidil / Rogaine plan and experiencing another dread shedding hair fall.  Don’t panic.  Everyone’s different and this can be normal. Why the 2nd shed occurs after minoxidil use You’ve probably read about the initial dread shed which is the immediate release of hairs.  When your body gets introduced to minoxidil, it’s a form of…

  • Telogen Effluvium Recovery
    Hair,  Health

    Telogen Effluvium After Quitting Minoxidil

    My Telogen Effluvium Story I’ve spent a good 3-4 months online reading everyone’s horror story only for them to disappear and never return.  I promised myself that if I ever get through this that I would come back to tell my story. My Telogen Effluvium started from ending minoxidil TE or Telogen Effluvium can be triggered by any shock to…

  • Telogen Effluvium

    What is Telogen Effluvium? How long does it last?

    What is Telogen Effluvium (TE)? On a regular day, about 90% of the hairs on the average person’s head are actively growing.  This is known as the Anagen phase. The others are resting or what’s known as the Telogen phase. A hair is in the growing phase for two to seven years, then enters the resting phase for about two…

  • Vitafusion Melatonin thrown away in trash

    How to Stop Insomnia and Sleep for 8 Hours

    Beginning of Insomnia I was a warrior.  I can march into work and go on a whole day with little sleep.  This means 2-3 hours of sleep to wake up to an alarm clock.  Take a shower, brush my teeth, go to work.  Only to come home, play online games only to sleep a little and go to work again.…