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Apart from conditioners what can you do to soften brittle hair?

Apart from conditioners what can you do to soften brittle hair?

Brittle Hair - Eval: Brittle hair may be due to thyroid disease, vitamin deficiencies, intrinsic problems of the scalp, and other specific disease states. Have your physician do a complete comprehensive physical exam and laboratory battery of tests. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Brittle Hair (Definition)

Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Brittle hair is in poor health, is fragile and ...Read more


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How to you prevent your hair from thinning && how to get thicker hair? Is there vitamins for that?

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

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How can I make my hair thicker naturally? Are there any products or oils the can thinken hair?

Nothing: Unless you have a disease causing the thinning of the hair, there is nothing natural to thicken it. There are hair products which add bulk to your hair but none of which is natural and the effect is temporary. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I want to know about how to prevent hair from dandruff and hair loss and is dandruff causes hair loss?

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

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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?

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 more

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How do I know if my hair follicles are damaged due to dye?

How do I know if my hair follicles are damaged due to dye?

That would be...: ...Unusual. Basically, damaged follicles fall out with the hair attached, and regenerate in weeks to months later; hormone-induced hair loss (in men and women both) tends to be a longer term problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?

Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?

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

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How many times should i pluck the hair in between my eyebrows to make them completely damaged?

Lots: As many times as it takes until they stop growing back. Which may be never. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent my skin from thinning as i grow older?

What can I do to prevent my skin from thinning as i grow older?

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

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My hair are very thin, what can I do to make them thick?

My hair are very thin, what can I do to make them thick?

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

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How can I maintain hairs in daily life. So that it little hair fall. Please give some solution.

How can I maintain hairs in daily life. So that it little hair fall. Please give some solution.

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

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How to stop the dandruff? Because of yhis I am loosing my hair. Can you give some solutions?

How to stop the dandruff? Because of yhis I am loosing my hair. Can you give some solutions?

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