Hi Firebabe . . .
hair loss . . . I did have 'some', but not noticeable to others . . . just when I thought it was getting noticeably thin, I had an even layer of little 'spikes' coming up (new hair!!!). When my hair is falling out, I always run my fingers lightly over my scalp to feel for the reassuring little spikes.
getting sick easier . . . I was waiting for that one too. I was trying to avoid the grands when they had a cold and whatever and then I decided that it was too often that others are coming down with something and I was fighting a losing battle . . . so I decided to be around them with just a bit of caution . . . I wasn't sick any more often than normal . . . in fact, I was able to be more active and I think that was huge in feeling better.
For me, the name of it and hearing that it was mild "chemo" was the cause for my expectations to be nauseous and easily infected with germs. It turns out that this is a much safer drug than lots of other choices and if it helps, it keeps you away from the other big guns. My worst side affect was feeling sleepy the next day and a nap fixed that . . . so choose a time to take it when you'll be able rest a bit more . . . then, be prepared to feel better after a couple/few weeks.
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