Hair loss after weight loss is very common
Temporary hair loss or telogen effluvium is often seen after weight loss. It occurs 3-4 months after weight loss and lasts up to 6 months. Experts say the main reason for this temporary hair loss is sudden stress on the body which is inevitable during weight loss.
02/6What is the normal limit of hair loss?
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, losing 50-100 hairs per day is normal. “It’s normal to shed between 50 and 100 hairs a day. When the body sheds significantly more hairs every day, a person has excessive hair shedding. The medical term for this condition is telogen effluvium,” it says.
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