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Does drastic weight loss affect your hair and nails?
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
In brief: Sometimes
Many people who undergo rapid weight loss do not get enough protein in their diet.
This can lead to hair loss and decreased nail quality, as well as loss of muscle mass. Individuals who want or need to lose a large amount of weight should be under the care of a physician.

In brief: Sometimes
Many people who undergo rapid weight loss do not get enough protein in their diet.
This can lead to hair loss and decreased nail quality, as well as loss of muscle mass. Individuals who want or need to lose a large amount of weight should be under the care of a physician.
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