how weight loss affects your hair health

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Secret 5: You're going to get through this.
You were so distraught about your partner's bomb of a confession that you were unable to eat or sleep, and you lost a ton of weight. You felt gaunt, tired and defeated. Yet now that some time has passed and you finally feel like you're getting to a better place, your hair starts falling out. Don't interpret this as a sign that you're falling apart, too, says McMichael. It takes about three months for your hair to go through an entire growth cycle. So the hair isn't reacting to anything new; the shedding is due to the extreme weight loss that happened a few months ago. In fact, not only are you going to get through this, but you've already started to come out the other side.