I saw your question and put together some information that might be helpful. I am the type of person who seeks to know what is happening and why, it brings comfort to me. I hope it does the same for you.
“The Accidental Addict” by Di Porritt & Di Russell, 2006
“Hair can become dull and lifeless. Even worse, it thins or falls out by the handful, although this is uncommon.”
I had hair loss during my taper and it has now started to grow back.
I hope this is helpful,