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Dealing with Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

Dealing with Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery
Hair loss. It is one of the most common side effects after weight loss surgery. It is also one of the things that causes people anxiety about having the procedure. Many people even decide not to have the surgery out of fear or losing hair. It is important to understand why hair loss happens for bariatric patients and things you can do to make the process less stressful.

Does Biotin Actually Help Grow Hair? (and other great questions)

Does Biotin Actually Help Grow Hair? (and other great questions)

We’ve had some great questions during the launch of our BariMelts Biotin product, most of them centered on hair loss after weight loss surgery and how Biotin might be able to help.

Check out our responses below: 

Does Biotin actually help hair growth?  What about nails?

Though long-term studies have failed to show a conclusive link between biotin supplementation and hair loss, many patients report that supplementing with Biotin has had a positive impact on their hair after weight loss surgery.

In short, Biotin works by helping you get more out of the protein you are consuming and, in particular, promotes the production of keratin, the protein found in hair, skin, and nails.  For these reasons patients will often report that their hair feels fuller and thicker after several months of use and that their nails appear stronger. 

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