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Can telogen effluvium occur thrice a year? Can it occur from a change in diet (not crash diet) but limiting of carbohydrates and calories in general, but increased intake of protein.

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Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens after stress, a shock, or a traumatic event. It usually occurs on the top of the scalp.
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