gastric-bypass-surgery.jpg Gastric bypass surgery is now becoming a common procedure among men and women to consider for weight loss. Some patients have noticed that after undergoing Gastric bypass surgery, they have had thinning of their scalp or lost hair completely in some instances. Experts attribute the hair loss after bariatric surgery to mineral deficiency, vitamin deficiency and hormonal imbalance. Doctors of have also pacified patients by informing them hair loss is common in patients who are on diet for weightloss.

Side effects of Gastric bypass surgery
a. Hair loss dosen't occur instantly, but is usually noticed in the eighth month after gastric bypass surgery.
b. Intake of nutritional supplements may lower the hair fall.
c. Hair loss occurs only in 50% of the patients who have had Gastric bypass surgery