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Apart From Conditioners What Can You Do To Soften Brittle Hair
How to you prevent your hair from thinning && how to get thicker hair? Is there vitamins for that?
See below: B vitamins are popular, but you would want to know why your hair is getting thin---it could be a number of conditions such as thyroid disease. See your doctor because at your age, you should not be experiencing this. ...Read more
What can be done to keep hair healthy and strong for males? I use clarifying shampoo, no conditioner, oily hair. Anything i can do to prevent loss?
Male Pattern: Male pattern baldness is related to your genes and male sex hormones. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and hair thinning on the crown, and is caused by hormones and genetic predisposition. Each strand of hair you have sits in a tiny hole (cavity) in the skin called a follicle. Baldness in general occurs when the hair follicle shrinks over time, resulting in shorter and finer hair. ...Read more
Limited Results: From shampoos alone, hair growths will be limited ...Read more
I want to know about how to prevent hair from dandruff and hair loss and is dandruff causes hair loss?
Maybe (seborrhea): One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
How can we check what type of hair do I have and what is the best thing to avoid hair fall. Does having short length hair help prevent hair loss?
No: Short hair does not prevent hair loss. If there is underlying problem such as low iron, abnormal thyroid or hormone problems these can contribute to hair loss. Do not over process your hair, and do not do crash diets, if there is hair loss that concerns you see dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What products are recommended to stop ingrown hairs? I have ingrown hairs, what should I try to keep them from developing?
It depends: The locations and how bad you need to keep it off. ...Read more
How to stop frizz in hair? How to grow hair longer and thicker? Best natural products to use on hair? How to get soft hair?
Hair loss: If you are losing hair stop the chemical straightening. If you regularly see a hair stylist ask for their advice. If you don't want to go to a hair stylist make an appointment to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Lots: As many times as it takes until they stop growing back. Which may be never. Everyone is different. ...Read more
Photoprotection #1: 90–95% of skin aging is due to sun exposure—specifically damage done by uv damage to the collagen fibers in the dermis. Wearing a daily sunscreen moisturizer can help. Also using retinoids such as retinol and Retin-A can help to stimulate collagen growth. Eating a healthy diet with a variety of proteins (lean meat and fish ) help build collagen in the skin and hair. ...Read more
Stop: Stop using those products.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: It is important to be evaluated by a dermatologist and perhaps an endocrinologist for this problem. There could be many possible diagnoses, some of which are systemic, for example, thyroid disease. You would want to determine the cause and then the best treatment plan. ...Read more
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Dandruff: First of all and quite interestingly dandruff does not cause hair loss! dandruff is a type of your irritation of the scalp which is thought to be related to the yeast on the scalp; that's why we use anti-yeast shampoos, like nizoral (ketoconazole). There are many ways to control this and some dermatologists use a liquid cortisone type solution for this that is applied at nighttime. ...Read more
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