Hair loss

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Hi ladies!

are any of you losing hair like crazy or is just me ?! I'm 46 and we'll ever since my cylcles became irregular well my hair falls a lot along with all the anxiety & the other madness…! If you girls have any suggestions or just want share or story please do so, hugs!

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    What I have personally found is that progesterone is the one thing that not only stops my hair from falling out, but it also makes it thicker, stronger, and it feels more normal.

    That's just my system, but there is some study support for this.

    Irregular periods my be your clue that you are lacking progesterone in perimenopause.  This is very normal, as we ovulate more infrequently as we age and get closer to menopause.     

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    Hi, I should be post menapausal,59 but my hair is still falling out.It all started when I was around 50 and hit the menapause and apart from everything else my hair continues to fall out. It's so thin, dry and frizzy when it was fine but thick and I never gave it a second thought. I find it all over my clothes, furniture and the floor. I also associate it to the mood swings, anxiety and IBS which seem to be related.I can't suggest anything sadly. xx 

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    Hi, biotin works well to quell the falling out of hair. It will also strengthen it as well as your nails.
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    Get your vitamin D3 checked I have low vit D and that makes my hair fall out
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    I take D3, fish oil but when I started to see more hair in the shower I added a hair, skin and nails vitamin (biotin).   I also switched shampoos which also made a difference and paid attention to what I was eating!
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      I also was anemic at that time so I also took an iron pill..  Low iron  causes hair loss.  Had my blood work done a few months ago and iron levels were ok but I still take an iron pill once or twice a week.  I also try to eat more foods with iron, spinich, blk eyed peas, red meat, etc...   I know I won't ever have thick hair but just want to  keep the hair I have. And to keep new growth coming in..

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    You can get it over the counter in most health food stores.  But start low and go slow.  Since you are having periods, it would be recommended that you only take it for 14 days a month at the end of your cycle.  Again, start low and go slow.  Too much can cause some women to feel depressed.  

    Hope it helps.  It makes a tremendous difference in my hair. 

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