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Will I Lose Hair As Long As I'm Taking Methotraxate?

Will I Lose Hair As Long As I'm Taking Methotraxate?

Good morning all.....I pray you all find something to be thankful for. My question is this...I have been doing Cimzia injections for 5 months now...a month ago my Dr added Methotraxate as the Cimzia was working that well. I was losing a little hair before I started the Metho which I'm pretty sure was due to stress during my Father's illness and his death.When the Metho was prescribed I also started 1 MG of Folic acid daily along with Biotin and many other Vitamins. Will my hair loss… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I worked with a registered dietitian. We did elimination diet and for me I eliminated all dairy and gluten. I try to not eat to many additives and added more water and fruit. Some books mentioned certain vegetables, but I did not need to eliminate any veggies. The dietitian was covered on my insurance so that was great. Most of my pain is gone but also so much more energy. No fatigue days since October!! I feel like I have been given a second chance at life.

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I hate the hair loss too from the methotrexate. My doctor is thinking about reducing it because I have had great pain relief with starting an anti inflammatory diet. He said my hair will come back if we can decrease the methotrexate.

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks for your comment.....I see my stylist soon...hopefully she will tell me she sees new hairs growing??

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I lost a lot of my hair from that medication omg! I had to stop that immediately it took months to get it out of my system. It looked like I was going thru my chemo treatments again. It's different for everyone but for my I cannot take methotrexate and folic acid

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

fruits 🍑🍑🍑🍓 green, nuts, fruit drinks, vegetable drinks

posted 4 months ago
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