Don’t let your pandemic diet cost you hair loss

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Valley News - Health
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The home-isolation effects of the pandemic are putting extra pounds on Americans, giving rise to the term “The Quarantine 15.” After months of disruption to daily routines, poor eating habits and less physical activity equate to more weight. Dieting is the next step for some people, but medical experts said that if they’re not careful, certain fat- and calorie-cutting measures can cause another kind of loss besides pounds – their hair. “With some fad diets, you are missing out on some important nutrients, and that factor can have an impact on hair loss,” Dr. Patrick Angelos, author of “The Science and Art of Hair Restoration: A Patient’s Guide,” said. “Your body requires adequate calories and protein to feed your hair follicles. Your hormones
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