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    Question and Answer About Low Carbing and Hair Loss

    Hello,

    I have been eating low carb for about 3 months. For the last month or so, I have been noticing extreme hair loss. Have you ever heard of hair loss being associated with a low-carb lifestyle? I am really getting quite worried because I can't figure out what's causing this.

    Thank you,

    Donna




    Dear Donna,

    What you describe is called "Telogen Effluvium". The good news is, it's normal in about 10-15% of dieters. The better news is, it's temporary.

    Telogen effluvium is when a stress (such as dieting/weight change) causes noticeable shedding of hair after the stressful event. The hair loss is always delayed, usually 3... read more here Question and Answer About Low Carbing and Hair Loss
    Last edited by jimmie 48; November 17th, 2013 at 10:12 PM.

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