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One study showed that human hair has the highest number of hairs in the telogen phase in July, and a second smaller peak in April.
Many women who arrive in a dermatologist’s office with prior diagnoses of female pattern hair loss actually have what’s called telogen effluvium.
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medical Definition of telogen
- Scalp hairs spend four to eight years in anagen and just two to four months in telogen.
- —Julianne Dunphy, Discover, May 2000
- The remaining 10 percent of hairs are in a resting phase called telogen that lasts about three months, after which the resting hairs start falling out.
- —Jane E. Brody, The New York Times, 20 Nov. 2001
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