Big Brother’s Chanelle Hayes says years of yo-yo dieting made her go bald

Chanelle Hayes has spoken out about her hair transplant saying that years of yo-yo dieting led to her hair-loss.

The Big Brother star, 32, underwent a hair transplant last week after her fluctuation weight led to her hair thinning.

Channelle faced hair struggles back in 2016 after losing a massive seven stone.

She went from fourteen stone down to seven stone, before becoming a size 16 in just two years, leading to severe hair loss.

The reality star explained to Closer magazine: "I always hated my forehead, but my weight gain and loss has really receded my hairline and thinned out my hair.

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"Gaining weight also changed my face.

"So this transplant is just one thing to get me on my way to feeling better about myself."

The television star continued saying that her extreme weight fluctuation caused "lasting damage".

She told the publication: "My doctor told me I'd done lasting damage and there's nothing I can do to change that," she said on Loose

"My hair is so thin and horrendous from the lack of nutrients, I've got like five real hairs left.

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"When I was excessively dieting it got thinner and it's never recovered.

"My nails are in a bad way too – I have to have false ones on because they're too weak and flaky."

The star was on Big Brother when he was just 19, and said that her many different diets since took their tole.

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She said: "When I was slim if I just ate some sweets or a bag of chips I'd straight away put on 5lb because my body was so messed up.

"I find because I've been on such extreme diets in the past, if I try to lose weight my body won't react in the same way.

"It's a much slower process now because I've totally messed up my metabolism."

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