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Does fishoil grow your hair?

Does fishoil grow your hair?

No: Unless a person has some serious nutrient deficiency (very unlikely in the U.S.) taking additional vitamins, fish oil, folic acid, or biotin at the usual recommended supplement doses will lead to hair growth at about 1mm every couple of days, or about half an inch a month . . . Which is the same hair growth rate as in people not taking the supplements! ...Read more

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How does hair grow?

Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more

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How do i grow longer hair?

How do i grow longer hair?

Eat healthy: Exercise, treat dandruff if present, avoid toxic hair sprays or harsh shampoo or conditioners. If hair loss is present see your provider for evaluation and management ...Read more

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How to make your hair grow?

How to make your hair grow?

Nothing special: Eat a good healthy diet, exercise well and don't do anything else to your hair. There are no supplements or formulas that do any better than the above. ...Read more

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How long hair takes to grow?

How long hair takes to grow?

Hair growth: Hair grows at a rate of approximately one-half inch each month or 6 inches in a year. However, growth will vary from person to person and may be less where there are certain factors such as pregnancy, breastfeeding, malnutrition or hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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What will help to grow hair?

What will help to grow hair?

Alopecia: Two drugs commonly used for treatment of male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) are Finasteride (propecia), and topical minoxidil. In women with this condition, sometimes spironolactone is added if Minoxidil alone doesn't work. There are also surgical therapies and light/laser therapies. ...Read more

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What makes hair grow faster?

What makes hair grow faster?

Hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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How to help hair grow faster?

How to help hair grow faster?

Stay healthy: The best way to grow hair naturally is to stay healthy: regular exercises and eating a well-balanced diet to provide your body with the necessary nutrients for it support growth and repair. Artificially grown hair such as that by use of rogaine (minoxidil) etc...Is not a lasting and healthy effect. Stimulate/massage your scalp regularly to keep a good blood supply. There isn't much else you can do. Good luck. ...Read more