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Did any of you get minimal or no hair shedding/loss?

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And if so, what did you do specifically to circumvent this?

I know that a lot of people simply accept it as byproduct to loss and say that it's "just hair," but honestly, this is the one thing I'm afraid of.

 

I currently follow a hair routine where I get absolutely no shedding. Additionally, several years ago, I went on a juice fast (via Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead) for well over  3 months and while I lost a pretty significant amount of weight, I didn't have any issues with shedding or hair loss. I'm wondering if that'll be a precursor for me, since it's still a loss intake/calories and significant loss.

 

I am currently taking a hair Vitamin, b complex, zinc, a multi vitamin, and Omega 3. I lose MAYBE 6 strands when I wash and detangle (I'm black and have natural hair, meaning no chemical processing and my hair is not dyed either).

 

Any thoughts would be appreciated!

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I'm going to have surgery soon, I would like to know. Were you sleeved or gastric bypass? I've heard gastric bypass are more likely to lose more hair due to more nutrition loss.

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H air loss starts at around 3-4 months post op and happens to 99% of people post surgery to a certain extent. No, there is nothing you can do to prevent it. Yes, there may be some things you can do to minimize it. 

 

People just need to accept the fact that hair loss and loose skin is all part of the process. If you can't, then surgery is not for you. 

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24 minutes ago, elizabethrudy said:

I'm going to have surgery soon, I would like to know. Were you sleeved or gastric bypass? I've heard gastric bypass are more likely to lose more hair due to more nutrition loss.

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Quoted wrong message I'm sorry

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Just now, Lovemylifeagain said:

I take Biotin 1000 mcg and I started that 5 months before surgery. It helped me!

That's awesome! That's the stories I'm looking to hear. Just looking for the possibility.

 

your smile is lovely by the way! You remind me of a girl I went to school with! :) 

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I'm sorry elizabethrudy! I'm still learning this board and am doing so from my phone. My apologies for that!!

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14 minutes ago, Greensleevie said:

H air loss starts at around 3-4 months post op and happens to 99% of people post surgery to a certain extent. No, there is nothing you can do to prevent it. Yes, there may be some things you can do to minimize it. 

 

People just need to accept the fact that hair loss and loose skin is all part of the process. If you can't, then surgery is not for you. 

Where did you get your 99% data from?

 

Also, there have been people who didn't get loose skin (which I didn't mention), as a lot of factors come into play with that, such as how long one has been overweight, genetics, as well as activity levels pre and post surgery. I'm a newcomer to the board, but I'm not so new when it comes to issues dealing with skin. And that information you provided referencing skin is false.

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