hair shedding, hair loss, hair fallout, Covid hair loss

Hair growth cycle disruption

Losing hair after an illness is common. 

1 in 10 people who recover from symptomatic SARS-COV-2 experience hair loss. 

While many people think of it as hair loss, it's actually hair shedding - a disruption of the hair growth cycle. 

The hair growth cycle can be divided into three phases: the anagen (growth) phase, catagen (transition) phase, and telogen (rest) phase.

Anything that disrupts the hair growth cycle, like an illness, causes your hair to enter and stay in the telogen (rest) phase. Disruption delays your hair's return to the growth phase; fewer hair follicles grow and regenerate hair. 

As shocking as it is to shed hair after the jolt of illness, know that you are not alone.

Good news is hair loss treatments exists. 

The not so good news is it takes 28 days to grow 1 cm of hair - that’s the diameter of a sweet pea! (Ugh.)

Recent research found adaptogenic mushrooms, when used in the treatment of hair loss, produced promising results

The adaptogenic mushrooms of Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) help regulate your overstimulated immune response, while Chaga mushrooms (Inonotus obliquus) help regrow hair

Adaptogenic mushrooms give your hair and scalp the nourishment and balance it needs to repair hair.

Now that you know, it’s time to reset your disrupted hair growth cycle. 

It’s time for balance. 

It’s time for regrowth. 

It’s time for adaptogenic mushrooms.

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