The Unrevealed Secrets of the Hair Cycle


When in the morning, we look into the mirror to comb our mussed-up hair then perhaps we regret upon our hair loss problem. As we comb our hair, we might find hair strands in the comb or brush or on the floor or on our clothes.

Most of us, don’t even pay an attention towards the reasons behind this hair loss that probably these hair strands could be the dead hair follicles that also have lived from the normal hair cycle i.e. development (anagen), hair death (catagen) and hair rest (telogen) before the next hair cycle starts.

The dead hair has to be pushed out from the follicles in order give rise to the new hair development from the anagen phase of the hair cycle.

The Hair Follicle Enigma

The normal development (anagen) phase lasts long for 3 to 10 years, hair death (catagen) phase for 2 to 3 weeks and hair rest (telogen) phase for 3 to 4 months. Each hair follicle has to go through these phases for 10 to 20 times in a normal human life. If 1% of the hair follicle is in catagen then about 15% hair follicles are in telogen.

Now you might be thinking that why do these hair follicles need to undergo the cycling process?

As these are the organs and tissues of the human body parts that need to undergo the cyclic degeneration and regeneration process. The cycle is not even affected by the season of the year unlike of the animal hair that changes with seasons.

But there is the time when the cycle stops from the certain area and you started facing the problem of severe baldness then you hair transplant in Canada is the best option to choose to get the natural hair back.