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Is coconut oil good for hair loss problem? does it really make a difference?

Is coconut oil good for hair loss problem?  does it really make a difference?

No: First and foremost, get checked for hypothyroidism. If that's okay, and you eat a mainstream, sensible diet, chances are you have either telogen effluvium, which isn't really treatable but self-cures, or alopecia areata, which isn't treatable but something to which you adapt. I have two friends, one a physician, with AA who love the "Vin Diesel" look. Your physician is your best guide. Best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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Does almond oil work for hair loss men?

Does almond oil work for hair loss men?

No: You need to diagnose the cause first. Almond oil has to ability to regrow hair loss in men or women. ...Read more

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Suggest me some oil to stop hair loss?

Male-pattern loss: Only two agents are available to aid aga, or androgenetic hair loss: Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). Don't count on anything else, even special oils and shampoos, to help. Talk to your dermatologist about this, because we all are trained in the treatments for aga. ...Read more

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Does emu oil help in fighting hair loss?

Does emu oil help in fighting hair loss?

Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of emu oil, ostrich oil, nor any other bird oil work against balding. There are countless products out there, being sold with claims of fighting baldness. Emu oil is likely just another one of those products. A dermatologist or a hair restoration specialist can help find some treatments that have some benefit, but usually there is no easy cure. ...Read more

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I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

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Is rosemary oil a remedy for female hair loss? Age: 19

Is rosemary oil a remedy for female hair loss? Age: 19

No easy fix: It will not touch alopecia areata. Two gem effluvium will self-cure. If this is hypothyroidism and you go undiagnosed, your school and job performance will suffer and then you will get horribly sick. Talk with your physician on your next visit and if friends notice you are losing your hair, consider a dermatology visit. ...Read more

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Does oily scalp causes hair loss?Is it true if oil stays on scalp does it cause hair to fall out.Plz answer thankxx

Oily hair and loss: Not really. Occasionally greasy hair can be seen with b complex deficiencies but does not cause hair loss per se. Some people can have both as hair loss can have genetic, nutritional or metabolic-toxic reasons. ...Read more

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What is good for hair loss? Can I use any type of olive oil for my hair?

Orals and Topicals: There are many products that may help one regrow lost hair. However, it is important to determine the cause of your hair loss by having a full evaluation. Olive oil probably will have no effect on regrowing hair and will serve only to make your hair feel greasy ! ...Read more

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Hi i have excissve hair loss i buy natural oil for hair isit save in pregnancy?

Not gonna work: The oil is probably safe, but of no value. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I got motor oil in my hair from running my hands through it. Could this cause a reaction and occur in hair loss? 

I got motor oil in my hair from running my hands through it. Could this cause a reaction and occur in hair loss? 

Motor oil: Running your hands through your hair is not smart but not too bad. As soon as you have finished your day's work you must strip down and have a shower to get rid of the oil in you hair and get your hands clean. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

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