Are you experiencing a sudden hair loss? Then possible reasons could be a stressful life due to work pressure or you might have experienced mental trauma such as the death of a loved one, divorce, business failure, or sudden job loss or any sort of financial crises can lead to hair loss. This temporary hair loss situation due to stress is also known as telogen effluvium, other reason for this condition could be hormonal changes due to menopause or post pregnancy illness. This situation of hair loss can stay with the person for 6 weeks to 3 months after the stressful period. Though there is nothing to worry, as there are simple steps that can be taken to reduce the rate of hair loss.