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my Cosmotologist Shelia did confirm yesterday my hair is thinning a little but,I think I am doing well for 6 months. Besides I am a thin -haired redhead in the first place, doesn't it just figure though, my fingers , wrists and now my hair are the only things naturally thin about ME. Everything else is bulky, flabby or needs serious costuming help! [emoji47]
Yes, my friend said you lose the weight where you don't need to first! If only we could reconfigure where we are fat lol...

I went to the dermatologist yesterday and he recommended 2 other Vitamins that are supposedly better than biotin: Viviscal Vitamin and Nutrafol....ordered them last night and now I an waiting to try them and see if they work, I am not as confident bald...

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Im a little over 5 months out, and I started losing hair around the 3 month mark - alot. I had thin hair to begin with and I’ve lost so much I don’t know how I have any left. It feels like its slowing down a little bit now but the difference is noticable.
My dermatologist just recommended 2 other Vitamins to try, I dont know if they work but: Viviscal and Nutrafal if anyone had tried them, I would love to know if you have had good results...I am ready to try anything at this point...I have jojoba oil, Biotin shampoo...I am trying everything!

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I already have fine and thin hair, so I can't afford to lose any. I'm three months post-op for sleeve and haven't noticed any loss yet. Keeping fingers crossed.

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On 3/8/2019 at 8:50 AM, MinnieSD said:

Hi all

I am on Tier 4 of my Gastric Bypass journey and now waiting for the op, however I have heard some really disturbing stories about losing your hair after surgery. Can any one tell me if they have suffered from this? And if so is there anything that I can do to stop this from happening?

I am 50 and work in a job where I am staff and client facing so would like to know if these stories that I have heard are true and also whether it happens with the sleeve/bypass etc.

Many thanks

I had bypass in November. My Hair loss started 3 weeks out and is still going strong 4.5 months later, lol. Probably have lost about 40% of my volume. But whatever, I guess. My hair just looks really thin and if I have a ponytail up you can see some bald spots... but it'll grow back eventually.

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