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Benefits of almond oil for skin, hair, and internal health?

Benefits of almond oil for skin, hair, and internal health?

None: There is no end to the various permutations of snake oil. Almonds are a good food. If you like them, eat them. Prefer UNsalted. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

Hair growth/skin: It is claimed to be good for hair growth and is also good for skin. It tends to keep the skin well hydrated from inside and that is good for the skin and stimulates the skin cells renewal process. But in some cases it has been known to cause acne or make it worse. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the benefits of msm for your hair skin and nails?

There is none.: Msm or otherwise known as DMSO has been purported to have numerous uses with the vast majority never proven with any scientific data. Hair loss is one of those purported uses. ...Read more

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What's virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

What's virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Moisturizer: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care and for viruses. ...Read more

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I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth. Are these proven benefits? Which is true?

I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth. Are these proven benefits? Which is true?

All of the above: The green tea has a lot of great antioxidant properties and has been used for much more than you listed.
I admit I was surprised when I researched it a few years ago, . ...Read more

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How long does it take to feel any benefits of an increased dose of Duloxetine going from 60mg to 120mg and if feel more medicated after starting the increased dose (head feeling 'buzzy') can this wear off over time?

How long does it take to feel any benefits of an increased dose of Duloxetine going from 60mg to 120mg and if feel more medicated after starting the increased dose (head feeling 'buzzy') can this wear off over time?

Duloxetine: a potent: serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. Common side effects: dizziness, somnolence, fatigue. Response is individual but in general doses above 60 mg may not add benefit and time to response may take 2-4 weeks. Side effects often resolve within that time otherwise, if intolerable, dose reduction or medication change may be necessary. Inform prescriber. Best regards. ...Read more

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Y when I do exerise am sweating a lot alot from my head iis it ok and what the reason and what benfit?

Y when I do exerise am sweating a lot alot from my head iis it ok and what the reason and what benfit?

Re-evaluate: If you are exercising wearing a lot of clothes that increase your body temperature, the profuse sweating is helping to cool you down which is a benefit. It causes losses of minerals, however. Instead, you can do lighter exercise and wear light plain cotton clothes which don't retain heat. Iron deficiency may decrease your exercise tolerance. If you have heavy periods be sure to take iron. ...Read more

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I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I've had head/hair help. Much appreciated.?

I think you will: Need to turn your statement into a question. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How to prevent loss of head hair?

How to prevent loss of head hair?

Information: Loss o head hair is usualy a genetic thing. There are some diseases that cause it and certain drugs like with chemotherapy. The genetic variety is not preventable. Such things as Minoxidil and transplant surgery may be of benefit. Treating the underlying diseas and stopping the drugs might also help. But with chemotherapy that is not usually an option. ...Read more

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How to reduce hair from face skin?

How to reduce hair from face skin?

Depends: Depends on type of skin, type of hair, your preferences. Shaving does not stimulate hair growth! Chemical removal, electrolysis, laser are all used. If you have loss of scalp hair or fail to have regular menstrual bleeding, you may have a medical problem. Some meds, hormones, birth control systems may be factors. ...Read more

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Does tweezing hair damage the skin?

Does tweezing hair damage the skin?

Infection: If tweezing introduce infection into the hair follicle, that would damage skin. ...Read more

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How do you improve hair and skin health?

How do you improve hair and skin health?

Two BIG Tips:: 1. Sunscreen, shade, sun glasses & protective clothing - Prevent Solar Damage.
2. Hydrate! ...Read more

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Does shaving head increases hair growth?

Does shaving head increases hair growth?

No: It appears to grow faster as there's nothing to compare it to. The idea that hair and nails grow on the dead is another myth. ...Read more

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I have a white patch on hair on my head?

? birthmark: If you have had this "white patch" all your life, it may be a birth mark. ...Read more

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Can pubic fleas go into hair on your head?

Can pubic fleas go into hair on your head?

Yes, it's possible: Public lice (crabs) have their favorite spots, and their less-favorite places. They prefer pubic hair, armpit hair, beards, moustaches, and eyebrows... over scalp hair. However, they can grab onto scalp and be found there. If the eggs are very white, and "bugs" are on the scalp, those are likely head lice. The treatment is the same type of medication (such as Nix). ...Read more

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I have a cut on head. Will hair grow back?

I have a cut on head. Will hair grow back?

Probably: Superficial cuts on the scalp should not damage any of the hair follicles which would cause the hair to stop growing. If the cut is deep to the second layer of skin (dermis), it is possible that the hair follicle is damaged and will not generate hair growth. ...Read more

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Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Can shaving your head hair cause hair growth?

Shaving hair: NO, shaving does not "cause" hair growth. The old wives tale that shaving hastens hair growth in adolescence APPEARS to be true because adolescents are at the age when hair growth begins! Also, when you shave hair it becomes prickly, and more noticeable to the touch. The hair follicle beneath the skin does not know whether the hair above it has been cut long, short or completely shaved. ...Read more

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What to do about hair styling with stitches in head?

What to do about hair styling with stitches in head?

Would avoid: Combing or brushing directly over the area with sutures. ...Read more

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I have heard high estrogen levels helps skin and hair?

Sort of: Low estrogen levels can cause skin and hair problems. Correcting low levels may help to resolve those problems. Using large doses to raise your level to "high" levels is more likely going to cause undesirable side effects like weight gain, headaches and mood swings. ...Read more

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Does head hair grow back differently if you shave it off?

Does head hair grow back differently if you shave it off?

No: Your hair follicles don't care how short you cut your hair :) as long as you don't shave your hair so close that the tips of the remaining hair shafts curl into the skin surface, causing razor bumps, you won't notice any changes in how your hair grows back. ...Read more

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How can I get my hair thicker and to grow more on my head?

How can I get my hair thicker and to grow more on my head?

See Dermatologist: It could be hereditary. But, there could be underlying cause. So, first > you should see a dermatologist --- he/she will examine you and get blood tests. Then he/she will advise you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can prevent dryness of hairs and skin?

Healthy hair: Get enough sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts), vit. E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, over-washing, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. When needed use quality conditioner. ...Read more

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What causes chemotherapy to affect the hair and not the skin?

What causes chemotherapy to affect the hair and not the skin?

Chemo side effects: It depends on the chemotheraupetic agent. Chemo can affect all your organs, including the skin (skin is the largers organ in your body) ...Read more

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Is it true that people with light hair usually have drier skin?

Not really: I think the dryness is related to being able to make vitamin d. Light skin typically spends less time in the sun due to burning which means less vitamin d. Vitamin d has been linked to dry skin especially in our pediatric population. So help the skin with vitamin d, drinking water and using omega 3 which can help produce healthy oils in your skin. ...Read more