Vitamin B5 Hairloss- Cured (Pictures)

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My symptoms:

Hair shedding(only on temples,hairline and crown)

Scalp irritation and itching(also only on temples and crown)

Dry skin on arms/legs

Dry scalp
Dandruff/Flaking

Scalp acne

Does anybody else have the symptoms mainly on their temples?

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My symptoms:

-Shedding all over scalp, also neck and sides (most noticeably at temples)

-itchy irritated scalp. probably worst at the hairline

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Any news yet? I think the fact that multiple people have lost the majority of the hair at the temples points to MPB.

If it were adrenal fatigue, it would be diffuse shedding(Telogen Effluvium)

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Any news yet? I think the fact that multiple people have lost the majority of the hair at the temples points to MPB.

If it were adrenal fatigue, it would be diffuse shedding(Telogen Effluvium)

I lose hair all over the head, eyebrows too.

In fact my hairloss started in the neck, I had crazy shedding there, could pull out more than 5 hairs everytime I just pulled my hair in the neck.

If people lose hair all over the head (diffuse shedding), I think it would be most visible at hairline/temples because thats the place you DONT wanna shed and makes it most visible. I could receed 2-5 cm and have very thin hair in the neck and I wouldnt give a fuck, but 2-5 cm receeding and thinning hair at the hairline would make me think of suicide lol.

I started the supplements 2 days ago, I will report back in 2-3 weeks

Colostrum

Adrenal Cortex

Raw Thyroid

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Has anybody found a cure for the dry scalp?

I already tried Nizoral, tea tree oil, olive oil, castor oil and corticosteroids for seborrheic dermatitis but the dryness,irritation, redness and tiny flakes always return.

I do not wash my hair very often, use gentle shampoos+tea tree oil mixed in and always use conditioner but my scalp is still dry

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4 days on the supps

Colostrum

Adrenal cortex

Raw thyroid

And today the itch is almost none, best it been in months. And energy is through the roof.

I wanna believe.....

I wont comment on hair yet cause it takes time to see if will get improved or not

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Not trying to get hopes up guys but my shedding is almost none right now. Sad thing is that I first noticed it about 9 days ago and I just started taking the colostrum within the past 6 days so I can't 100% attribute it to that. I would usually lose a handful of hair when I shower but lately it's less than half of what it was. Will continue with this for another 5 weeks or so and see if the shedding stops completely.

Good luck to all .

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Not trying to get hopes up guys but my shedding is almost none right now. Sad thing is that I first noticed it about 9 days ago and I just started taking the colostrum within the past 6 days so I can't 100% attribute it to that. I would usually lose a handful of hair when I shower but lately it's less than half of what it was. Will continue with this for another 5 weeks or so and see if the shedding stops completely.

Good luck to all .

What supplements were you taking as of 9 days ago?


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I just wanted to let everyone know that I found the cause of my hair loss.

I went to the doctor and she tested my blood-- I have a critically low hemoglobin, which means I'm severely anemic and don't have enough red blood cells. It takes B12, iron and folate to create these.

Further, she tested my ferritin, which is the amount of iron stored in the body, and I have absolutely none.

You need at least a 70 ferritin to keep your hair.

I suggest everyone get their ferritin and hemoglobin checked, just to rule that out-- I don't think b5 was actually harming me, as I had been on it for a year and a half with no consequences, then was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disease, and months later they think I'm losing blood/iron due to said disease.

I'm on iron/folate/b12 supplements right now, but doc said it'll take months to raise hemoglobin to normal and even longer to store up ferritin in my body :(

In the meantime I've ordered a wig because she said this will be a long journey; but the plus side is it isn't permanent.

So there's my experience.

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I just wanted to let everyone know that I found the cause of my hair loss.

I went to the doctor and she tested my blood-- I have a critically low hemoglobin, which means I'm severely anemic and don't have enough red blood cells. It takes B12, iron and folate to create these.

Further, she tested my ferritin, which is the amount of iron stored in the body, and I have absolutely none.

You need at least a 70 ferritin to keep your hair.

I suggest everyone get their ferritin and hemoglobin checked, just to rule that out-- I don't think b5 was actually harming me, as I had been on it for a year and a half with no consequences, then was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disease, and months later they think I'm losing blood/iron due to said disease.

I'm on iron/folate/b12 supplements right now, but doc said it'll take months to raise hemoglobin to normal and even longer to store up ferritin in my body

In the meantime I've ordered a wig because she said this will be a long journey; but the plus side is it isn't permanent.

So there's my experience.

Im glad you found your problem.

I did this test also maybe 6 months ago and everything was perfect.

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I just wanted to let everyone know that I found the cause of my hair loss.

I went to the doctor and she tested my blood-- I have a critically low hemoglobin, which means I'm severely anemic and don't have enough red blood cells. It takes B12, iron and folate to create these.

Further, she tested my ferritin, which is the amount of iron stored in the body, and I have absolutely none.

You need at least a 70 ferritin to keep your hair.

I suggest everyone get their ferritin and hemoglobin checked, just to rule that out-- I don't think b5 was actually harming me, as I had been on it for a year and a half with no consequences, then was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disease, and months later they think I'm losing blood/iron due to said disease.

I'm on iron/folate/b12 supplements right now, but doc said it'll take months to raise hemoglobin to normal and even longer to store up ferritin in my body

In the meantime I've ordered a wig because she said this will be a long journey; but the plus side is it isn't permanent.

So there's my experience.

I am also anemic. Have been taking B12,iron and folate for a couple of months now. My Ferritin was at about 20 when I started and is at 50 now. Not sure if this is the cause of my hair loss though. I began experiencing hair loss only 1 week after starting B5(and immediately stopped) and I am still losing hair 1 year later.

I have been to a thyroid specialist two days ago and he did a ultrasound and blood test. He said my thyroid gland was a bit below average in size and that I was hypothyroid and will have to take medication. Will get the prescription in the next few days I assume.

It seems strange to me that I am hypothyroid, I always thought that I may be hyperthyroid if anything as I am tall and very skinny.

Anyway, does supplementing with raw thyroid have the same effect as hypothyroidism-medication, namely getting the thyroid gland to be more active?

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Not trying to get hopes up guys but my shedding is almost none right now. Sad thing is that I first noticed it about 9 days ago and I just started taking the colostrum within the past 6 days so I can't 100% attribute it to that. I would usually lose a handful of hair when I shower but lately it's less than half of what it was. Will continue with this for another 5 weeks or so and see if the shedding stops completely.

Good luck to all .

What supplements were you taking as of 9 days ago?

None. Just consuming a lot of proteins.

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I just wanted to let everyone know that I found the cause of my hair loss.

I went to the doctor and she tested my blood-- I have a critically low hemoglobin, which means I'm severely anemic and don't have enough red blood cells. It takes B12, iron and folate to create these.

Further, she tested my ferritin, which is the amount of iron stored in the body, and I have absolutely none.

You need at least a 70 ferritin to keep your hair.

I suggest everyone get their ferritin and hemoglobin checked, just to rule that out-- I don't think b5 was actually harming me, as I had been on it for a year and a half with no consequences, then was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disease, and months later they think I'm losing blood/iron due to said disease.

I'm on iron/folate/b12 supplements right now, but doc said it'll take months to raise hemoglobin to normal and even longer to store up ferritin in my body

In the meantime I've ordered a wig because she said this will be a long journey; but the plus side is it isn't permanent.

So there's my experience.

I am also anemic. Have been taking B12,iron and folate for a couple of months now. My Ferritin was at about 20 when I started and is at 50 now. Not sure if this is the cause of my hair loss though. I began experiencing hair loss only 1 week after starting B5(and immediately stopped) and I am still losing hair 1 year later.

I have been to a thyroid specialist two days ago and he did a ultrasound and blood test. He said my thyroid gland was a bit below average in size and that I was hypothyroid and will have to take medication. Will get the prescription in the next few days I assume.

It seems strange to me that I am hypothyroid, I always thought that I may be hyperthyroid if anything as I am tall and very skinny.

Anyway, does supplementing with raw thyroid have the same effect as hypothyroidism-medication, namely getting the thyroid gland to be more active?

That is what I am hoping for. Maybe we caused hypothyroidism. Hopefully the medicine you get prescribed too improves your hair!

I am going to get tested. Here are some symptoms which many of us have claimed to have (hair thinning is one). Perhaps we are not producing enough of a certain hormone.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/basics/symptoms/con-20021179

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I also have a serious lack of energy most of the time, often have to crash out on the bed.

I already had a blood test though, and the only thing slightly low was white blood cells. Would this test have also included hemoglobin?

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No but I am really skinny, I eat loads and go to the gym but don't get bigger.

Certainly not the weight gain which people get with hypothyroidism right?

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I assume not everyone has extreme weight gain from hypothyroidism. I am not really skinny. I go to the gym regularly and do bulk up, but nothing out of the ordinary.

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I made an appointment with an Endocrinologist. The appointment is not until November 3rd. This is the earliest they can get me in.

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I have had tons of blood-tests taken, all within the normal range, but I will check to see if folate and b12 where tested, and if not get them done.

Was your thyroid tested?

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I have had tons of blood-tests taken, all within the normal range, but I will check to see if folate and b12 where tested, and if not get them done.

Was your thyroid tested?

I doubt it. Seems like thyroid is not a normal thing to get tested.

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Even if we work this one out and find a "cure" it's not going to grow back right?

This makes me think I might just go for it and get a hair transplant in Thailand.

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Even if we work this one out and find a "cure" it's not going to grow back right?

This makes me think I might just go for it and get a hair transplant in Thailand.

Why would it not?

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Even if we work this one out and find a "cure" it's not going to grow back right?

This makes me think I might just go for it and get a hair transplant in Thailand.

Why would it not?

It's just doesn't seem likely does it? If you have receded 1-2 inches like me then how many people actually regrow that back?

Only those who have a hair transplant IMO.

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