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    Default Hair Loss Help

    Hi All,

    While most of you are probably having the best hair of your life mine is currently falling out.

    I've done a little reading and found that its normal but other than take more vitamins i haven't been able to find any suggestions for slowing this down or stopping it, anyone else had better luck?

    Also do you think that wearing headbands over it will make it worse? less air or whatever?

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    Hi, im not pregnant, but have had some rapid weightloss, so my hair falls out.

    My dr told me to take zinc sups and thats about all he reccomended.

    It sucks

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    I had a baby 9 months ago and my hair is still falling out. It absolutely blows!

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    Yeah my DD is almost 16 months and I've just been through a few months of major hair loss. I ended up chopping a lot off and that really helped. But someone recommended taking silica which you can apparently get from health food shops. Just check that it's ok to take if you're pregnant.

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    Mine grew like crazy in pregnancy, but now that DD is 5.5 months old it's falling out heaps, drives me crazy having to vacuum hairs up so often!

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    Thanks for the help, i'll chat with the Dr about supplemental tomorrow (picking up the images from my 12 week scan, so excited) i'll post if she has any good suggestions.

    My sisters friend who is a hair dresser suggested calcium so i'm going to try that too.

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    Hollywood i had the same problem. Sorry op no advice. but it does suck

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    Hollywood i had the same problem. Sorry op no advice. but it does suck

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    I have had the same thing happen with both of my pregnancies. In the first trimester (probably more like till 15 weeks or so though) my hair fell out everywhere. I had to pull all the hair out of my brush every second day and the bathroom floor was covered! If I ran my fingers through my hair, I would end up with at least 10 strands caught in my fingers.

    The good news is (well, in my case) that it stopped around 16 weeks and now I lose NONE! My hair is ridiculously thick.

    After I had DS - and expecting it again this time - I lost a heap again when he was around 4 months old.

    I think it is just the shock to the body/hormones from being pregnant. I've had huge amounts of hair loss in a similar way after the two operations I have had.

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    My hair went super thick during pregnancy then a couple months after birth I nearly lost it all! I didn't do anything, just waited for it to grow back. I have all this "baby" hair now, it's strange.


 

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