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I've lost so much hair and it won't grow back.

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I've struggled with an eating disorder throughout my teenage years up to my early twenties.
During a stressful time of being in college and having severe binge eating-purging episodes lasting 3-4 months//(following a few months after trying to stop) I've lost quite a lot of hair. I also got all the symptoms of black mold allergies, which can make me lose some hair.

I've recovered from my eating disorder about two years ago. I eat all the food I need, I exercise, I take supplements vitamins like Biotin. I take precocious care of my hair, but it seems like my hair won't grow back. It's still very thin, fragile and my scalp is visible. I'm only 24 and I don't want to get bald!!
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replied January 21st, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Hair loss is reversible in eating disorder.
However, it takes time to regrow to normal state.
I would suggest you to take multivitamins and zinc supplements. You can also use hair tonic.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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