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Hair-loss after COVID?

It is real. You are not alone—66% of people have experienced it after an infection.

YES it will grow back!

According to ever-evolving research regarding the many affects of COVID-19, hair loss after an infection is a real thing. It is usually caused by a condition called telogen effluvium, a common cause of generalized hair loss. Telogen effluvium can be triggered by viruses, stress, vitamin deficiencies, medications and even hormonal imbalance.

Quick facts:

•Most people don’t experience any noticeable hair loss until 2-3 months after they have recovered from the virus.

•The shedding can last 3-6 months before it stops.

•Hair will eventually grow back, taking about 6-9 months.

If you are experiencing hair loss, talk with your Zen stylist who will be happy to help guide you to some style adjustments to get you through!

Zen Salon and Spa


12337 S Rt 59 #113 Plainfield, IL


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