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Know you have heard most everyone complain at one time or another of Hair loss, but I never dreamed it would be this severe!! Really?!?! Am I going to be bald?! :*-(

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Ugh, I know!! I'm doing everything I can to minimize the loss, but it still seems like so much is coming out! I guess there's nothing to do but ride it out. :wacko:

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Me too. I thought I was prepared and I guess I was but it doesn't stop you from wishing this wasn't happening. It's really thin. I asked about extensions to thicken them but they said there wasn't enough loss for that. I don't know what to do.

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I'm right there with you all, getting really thin on the top, oh well that bald chick from Star Trek was pretty hot, so hopefully I will lose enough weight people won't notice???

Who am I kidding, if it doesn't stop soon, I will have to look at wigs or something...sigh...

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My Hair loss slowed to almost normal right at six months out. That seems to be the norm...

Thanks Lipstick lady! I am glad to hear from some veterans that they did not in fact go bald!

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Ugh! I'm not quite up to 3 months out yet, and my Hair loss it terrible!!! I lose handfulls every time I wash, brush, or even comb my fingers through my hair! I was blessed to have really thick hair, so it's not noticeable yet. But, I am fearful every day that I'm going to wake up with a bald spot! Am taking Biotin and my doctor friend suggested eating concentrated Jello for the Gelatin. Anyone else heard of that?

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Oh sweet lord That's just what I wanted to hear!!! And then Gah 3 more months!!! If i'm not bald soon I will be by then!! ps thanks for some sorta HOPE!! :)

My Hair loss slowed to almost normal right at six months out. That seems to be the norm...

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One of my friends had VSG about 9 months ago. She swears it was eating avocado with Philadelphia cream cheese that saved her hair. That's something I'm definitely going to try xx

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One of my friends had VSG about 9 months ago. She swears it was eating avocado with Philadelphia cream cheese that saved her hair. That's something I'm definitely going to try xx

I think higher fats can only help our skin and hair but I do take essential fatty acids in the form of fish oil and evening primrose oil and it's still happening.

I tell you what. There is no scientific evidence for Biotin, shampoos, etc to work. We can take them superstitiously but no evidence. Eating adequate Protein keeps you from losing MORE hair than we would but we're still going to lose the hair we would because if the anesthesia.

The only things that seem to work are time, rogaine which will stop working when you stop using it, and artificial help like Toppix, extensions, and wigs. So I'm saving my money for the expensive extensions to thicken it when I can't stand it anymore. In the meantime, I guess I need to stop being lazy and use product like root boosters to add volume.

Oh and to add insult to injury? It's all coming out the top and front where I can see it rather than the back which is thick as ever where I could have lied to myself and pretended that if I couldn't see it, then it wasn't happening. :)

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My hair started thinning a few years before surgery from braiding and using too much chemicals so once I found out about Hair loss post surgery, i saved myself from the stress by cutting it really low. It's growing back slowly now just like my weight loss is slow.

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I'm almost five months out (sleeve) and my hair is falling out in clumps :( Thankfully I have long, thick hair but I'm still pretty worried. I'm thinking of chopping it all off this weekend....

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I agree with lipstick lady for me it stopped around 6-7 months out. Until then its Protein, Protein, protein. The other thing I did is if you can get away with it try to cut down on your hair washing. I would wrap my head in a towel and try to wash only 2x per week since I lost the most when shampooing. I also would use a wide tooth comb instead of a brush just in the mornings to comb my hair. Basically trying to just leave my hair alone as much as possible. This helped a little.

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I agree with lipstick lady for me it stopped around 6-7 months out. Until then its Protein, protein, protein. The other thing I did is if you can get away with it try to cut down on your hair washing. I would wrap my head in a towel and try to wash only 2x per week since I lost the most when shampooing. I also would use a wide tooth comb instead of a brush just in the mornings to comb my hair. Basically trying to just leave my hair alone as much as possible. This helped a little.

Yup, I've been washing my hair as little as possible. Ends up being about twice a week. I let it air dry so as to not damage it more with the blow dryer. I knew to expect some Hair loss, nothin like this though!!!!

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I've also started to use this type of hairbrush. I have no idea why it works, but it glides through wet hair like nothing else, with no pulling and tugging and I lose less with it.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Wet-Brush-Happy-Daisy/dp/B009S9BDJQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1385042930&sr=8-1&keywords=tangle+wet+hair+brush+daisy

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