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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 regain my hair?

How was it lost?: You need to help us out with more details. Perhaps a formal consult? ...Read more

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What causes hair to shed?

What causes hair to shed?

Stress is number one: Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day ... Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes. ...Read more

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I want my hair long back?

I want my hair long back?

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. If u recently had a baby or went off the pills, hair loss can occur, but will get them back. Stimulate/massage your scalp regularly to keep a good blood supply. There isn't much else you can do. Good luck. ...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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My hair are getting white?

My hair are getting white?

Hair Whitening: This could be totally normal for you. But i would have the doctor test your thyroid to make sure this vital organ is still working as it should. ...Read more

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Why does hair get damaged?

Damaged hair: Heat styling is a leading cause in damaged hair. Heat cracks hair's cuticle and withdraws moisture-- leaving hair dry and brittle. Below is a list of heat styling tools which damage hair and some tips to prevent heat damage. Heat styling tools which damage hair:hair dryers, hot rollers, curling irons, flat irons. ...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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