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Can a weight-loss diet cause hair loss?

John La Puma
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Yes, it can: that's been commonly described. Supplementary vitamins don't prevent hair loss associated with rapid, significant weight loss. And some dietary supplements are high in vitamin A which can exacerbate the hair loss. Fortunately, the hair can grow back! Read more at the AHLC.org.

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