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Will dandruff have an impact on hair health?

Will dandruff have an impact on hair health?

Hairloss and Dandruf: If dandruff is bad and chronic enough, it can lead to thinning and shedding of the hair. It can also cause secondary bacterial infections which results in itchy acne-type bumps in the scalp. See a dermatologist for help if this is a problem for you. ...Read more

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What routines are important for improving hair health?

What routines are important for improving hair health?

Be gentle: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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Hair health (Tip)

Excessive brushing and teasing of the hair can cause it to become fragile. ...See more

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How do damaged roots affect your hair health if hair is already dead cells?

How do damaged roots affect your hair health if hair is already dead cells?

Hair: The hair grows from the root/follicle. The hair that is past that point is the dead portion. So the hair that is visible is dead. ...Read more

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Cutting my split ends by myself one by one.. is this bad or good for my hair health?

Cutting my split ends by myself one by one.. is this bad or good for my hair health?

It's ok -: 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

Dr. Yolanda Wade Dr. Wade
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Hair health (Tip)

Coconut, avocado, and olive oil are good hair fats. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What is the best shampoo for hair health?

What is the best shampoo for hair health?

See details: Use a shampoo that does not have sulfites in it. Read the label. This type of shampoo will usually be clear instead of cloudy. ...Read more

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Hair health (Tip)

Use hair nourishing conditioner. ...See more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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What hair treatments have long term consequences for hair health?

What hair treatments have long term consequences for hair health?

Trauma to hair bulb: The living part of the hair is the bulb, which is deep to the surface of the scalp. Hair shaft is the non-living part. Hair dye, bleach, or perms do not cause permanent damage to the root of your hair, so the follicle can still regenerate another shaft. However, treatments that cause scarring such as hot combing or very tight braids or any process that cause scarring, resulting in permanent loss. ...Read more

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Hair health (Tip)

Avoid excessive chemical exposure by hair. Get balanced diet with adequate nutrients and vitamins. ...See more

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Curl/wavy hair,I see hair on pillows.books.floor not many though.Good family hair health.Lots of hair i have on the top.edges seem to lighten.i oil. ?

Curl/wavy hair,I see hair on pillows.books.floor not many though.Good family hair health.Lots of hair i have on the top.edges seem to lighten.i oil.
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Life cycle..: Hair cycle......old hairs fall out..........with age...your testosteron has a cumulative effect on your hair tocause male pattern hair loss. Protein, vitamin may help. ...Read more

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How do I improve my overall hair health . I exercise regularly n take whey protein?

How do I improve my overall hair health . I exercise regularly n take whey protein?

Hair health: Hair health can be affected by external contaminants, like sun, chlorine or chemicals, and internally by nutrition. Omega three's and b vitamins can help hair growth. ...Read more

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Hair health (Tip)

The more you shave the more hair grows... Is probably not true. ...See more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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