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Hair Breakage Causes
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
What causes extreme hair breakage, and a change in hair texture? Im not on any medications, I have no illnesses. 60 years old. Menopause for 6 years.
Is there anyway to stop severe hair breakage? Im losing a lot of hair suddenly. I hve chemically treated hair. But i havnt done anything to it recently
Try moisturizer: Unfortunately, the damage may have been done with the chemical treatment, even if it was some time ago. The hair shaft away from the growing part near the scalp may be dried out and fragile. I expect you may have tried a moisturizer for your hair already, but if not, that is where i would suggest starting. Also, avoid further irritation such as even things like blow drying hair with high heat... ...Read more
Experiencing intense hair breakage/loss lately haven't had thyroid levels checked in v long time, is the hair problem due2 hyper or hypo levels?
Hard to say: Thyroid problems are 1 cause, but there are many Poor diet is also a cause, (eat a variety of fruits and vegetables 7-8 servings a day,etc.) Other diseases can cause hair loss as well as some medications. See your doctor and get a good evaluation with the appropriate blood work to find out if there is a medical cause. (Also to much bleaching, dying, blow-drying, tight pony-tails etc can do it. ) ...Read more
34 year old african a female trying to get my hair breakage under control and want it to grow. Condition daily also biotin 5, 000 mg. Suggestions!
Many possibilities: You did not explain how you treat your hair. Do you use curling irons a lot? Have you had it straightened and colored in addition? Those could certainly make your hair break. In terms of it falling out you need to be analyzed whether or not your thyroid is normal, your ferritin level is normal and whether or not you have lost a lot of weight recently or have been under a great deal of stress. An e. ...Read more
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
Any good product, medication, or vitamin for severe hair breakage? I hve chemically treated hair. I've NT done anythng durastic 2 it latly. Thyroid okay.
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