What is Diffuse Hair Loss?
Diffuse Hair Loss is the common name for Chronic Telogen Effluvium. The symptoms are an increase in hair falling out with subsequent thinning all over the scalp.
The hair looks thinner, although there is no loss of follicles.
If a person suffers from Chronic Telogen Effluvium, they may have underlying issues that cause the diffuse hair loss, this will need an appropriate treatment plan.
What are the signs of Diffuse Hair Loss?
Diffuse hair loss will cause a fairly even amount of shedding all over the scalp, making the hair appear thinner due to this excessive hair fall. Telogen Effluvium is a temporary hair loss condition, Chronic Telogen Effluvium is more prolonged, lasting more than six months.
What causes Diffuse Hair Loss?
There are a number of reasons that diffuse hair loss may occur, including a lack of certain nutrients, stress, and thyroid conditions.
Diffuse thinning can affect anyone at any age. It may not be noticeably visible to someone who is low on the Norwood scale, however, it may exist.