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I had this problem from month 2. I am now going on 7 months and it is starting to stop. I started taking Biotin as well, and it helped.

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Mine started month 3, so I just cut it a lot shorter.

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You probably won't lose all your hair. Especially if you are meeting all your Protein and Vitamin goals. My hair fell out pretty heavily for about a month and a half from 3.5 months out until about 5 months out. I just cut it short and no one else really noticed. The only thing that was noticeable was when all the baby hairs started growing back in and sticking up all over the place. Mine started regrowing immediately.

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I lost so much hair I thought I would go bald starting at 4 months and lasting till 7months, but I didn't go bald. It just got really thin and has been growing back ever since 7 months. It's starting to thicken up again thank goodness. I took 10,000 mcg of Biotin from day one after surgery and all my Protein as well. It will come back, but it can be very scary while it's coming out.

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I lost my hair from month 2 to month 7! It's going to happen and the amount and length it happens vary from person to person. The things I did to minimize Hair loss and stimulate new growth were:

  1. Make sure you are consistently getting the designated amount of Protein daily.
  2. Take a Biotin supplement.
  3. I use Nioxin hair products: http://www.nioxin.com/en-US/proven-solutions/collection/advanced-thinning
  4. I cut my hair to about shoulder length and did an angled bob to make it look thicker.

I hope this helps. Just remember it will grow back! Mine actually grew back curly! :)

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Yup, hair loss happens because a higher percentage of your follicles go dormant during extreme weight loss. The good news is that after a while they wake back up. As @@Katnroyal said, eat your Protein, drink tons of fluids, take Biotin, and wait it out. It should only be a temporary problem. Don't let it deter you from your goal!

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Just wanted you to know you are not alone.

I am 4 months out and it rolls across the bathroom floor at my house like tumble weeds if I don't sweep or vacuum every day.

BUT you know what? I would do it all again knowing the success I have seen so far.

I am not sure the Biotin helps other than making me feel like I am doing something,, but I take 5,000 per day.

Good luck on your journey, and we will be growing our locks back in no time. ????

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