Are you experiencing hair loss after weight loss? Know why

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.

02/6​What 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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