I have been shedding excessively for about three months, have lost about 60% thickness. I used to break elastics and now have to wrap one four times to get it to stay (though I only use elastics in an emergency, now). I have mid-back length hair, I always have. But since I’ve been diagnosed with Androgenetic Alopecia and the thinning has occurd the long ends just look wispy and get tangled. I feel like it’s heavier and pulls leading to more shed. And I feel like when I sit down and I feel it pull on my back it pulls out. I was thinking about a shorter cut, so I don’t feel it tugging on my back anymore but also to make it lighter and help prevent shedding further. This is devastating to me. I have had long hair my entire life and I feel it’s the only feature I ever really liked about myself so I’m very torn on cutting it but I wonder if it would help? Has anyone else gone from long to shorter?