• 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
    Hair

    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…