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I know there are a bazillion posts out there on this topic, but... oh. my. god. I am losing my hair. I'm going to be a bald bride next year! :(

I have been taking 5500 mg of Biotin a day, plus my Multivitamins, and getting in my protien because I know thats what everyone says will help. I really haven't seen anything helping the hair loss... my only hope is that its stimulating Hair growth. Anyone see The Craft? That scene were the snobby blond girl grabs a handful of hair in the shower?! I've had a moment that felt like that... several infact... nearly everytime I was my hair. I used to love washing my hair, it was one of my favorite simple pleasures, now though, I dread it.

I did read that a Vitamin D deficiany and being Iron deficiant can also lend itself to Hair loss, and I was Vit. D deficant presurgery, so I'm wondering that is also a contributing factor. Mostly, I just needed to vent out my fear, stress, and frustration to the one audience who understands me.

I'm also hoping that in December, when I hit month 6th it will be better. It seems also when I read other's stories, that the 4th month starts the heavy hair loss and by the 6th or 7th it slows back down. I hope this true for me as well. I don't know how much more I can lose. :unsure:

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I hear ya! I'm not sure if the Iron or Vitamin D will help. I can tell you that my one year mark is coming up on 11-14-12 and my hair is back to normal. I lost A LOT of hair!! It does get better.

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My aunt lost almost all of her hair, broke off. So she cut it pretty short and wore wigs for awhile. Now her hair is thickening and growing back out....but she still wears her wigs. Think she likes to be a different person every day. lol

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By the way Morgan I was never close to bald at any point!!

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This is my fear too. Especially since I'm not able to get all my Protein in everyday.

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This is my biggest fear! Not that I will die on the table, or that I will have hanging skin - all of that is fine...but losing my HAIR! Hang in there.

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Mine started to really fall out a lot at 3/4 months and it didn't slow down until 8 months. It was awful and scary, but it will grow back and you won't go bald. Hang in there.

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I am 7months and my Hair loss is slowing down and I can see the new hair coming in at the front of my hair line.

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I hear ya! I'm not sure if the Iron or Vitamin D will help. I can tell you that my one year mark is coming up on 11-14-12 and my hair is back to normal. I lost A LOT of hair!! It does get better.

Thank you for the words of hope!

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By the way Morgan I was never close to bald at any point!!

Also very very good to hear!!

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Mine started to really fall out a lot at 3/4 months and it didn't slow down until 8 months. It was awful and scary, but it will grow back and you won't go bald. Hang in there.

See... I knew you guys would make me start to feel better. Some stress fading now....

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UMMM don't want to be Debbie Downer but you will lose hair from 3 to 7 months out. It stops at around 8 to 9 months out. You can take your multi, Biotin, protien etc but you will still lose hair. I took this as an opportunity to love myself bald and all. I wish you good luck on this journey and I would rather be healthy and hot with no hair than fat and unhealthy with hait, but that's just me.

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I will take thin and bald over fat and hairy any day! Lol

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