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Hair Loss Due To Red Yeast Rice
Which fungi can contribute to severe hair fall with excess sebum and a little dandruff and white sticky thing attached to hair shafts?
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
Hair loss & protein: When the body does not get enough protein, it rations the protein it does not get. One way the body can ration protein is to shut down hair growth. About 2-3 months after a person does not eat enough protein, you can see hair loss. Vegetarians can get more protein by adding nuts, seeds, and beans to their diet. ...Read more
How to prevent dandruff problem and hair loss which is bcmg very worse in winter.Food to prevent hair loss?
What I find helpful: What i find helpful, which isnt food is baby oil, I have very bad dandruff especially in the winter time is baby oil, ( we also use this method in the nursing home for the elderly patients and it works well!) 1) wet your hair, 2) apply and rub in baby oil in hair, 3) rinse out and use regular shampoo to get the baby oil smell out. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Best treatment for scalp seborreic dermatitits?? Pls tell?
And can seborreic deematitis cause hair to fall in bunches with irritation coz of oil?
What cause excessive flakes on scalp and hair loss after eating red meat milk and diary products.My food allergy and intolerance test was negative ...
Would it be good to put castor oil on areas of hair loss due to seb dermatitis to re-grow the hair?
Only if: You like the wet greasy look from the 1950's. It won't help in any way. ...Read more
What can be done to control dry hair & thinning of hair? Pls suggest shampoo or products. Can protein diet or other related healthy diet be helpful?
Priaplex: Priaplex is a combination of chinese herbs. A number of my patients have noted dramatic thickening and apparent "regrowth." the website is www.Priaplex.Com. It''s expensive, but seems to work. My patients have re-ordered it despite the cost. I have no financial involvement with this company. ...Read more
Doe vitamin B12 deficiency (due to tropical sprue) can cause hair loss at hairline??? And is this type of hair loss is reversible???
Hairloss: Since the growth of hair requires several things including nutrition, vitamins and hormones, having tropical sprue would definitely cause your body to be stressed thus possibly lead to some hair loss. This type of hair loss is known as telogen effluvium. Usually will resolve when the underlying problem is taken care of. ...Read more
What's the most effective way to encourage hair regrowth after patchy hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis?
What cause flaky scalp and hair loss rapidly after eating red meat diary products legumes fruits nuts.Food allergy and intolerance test was negative.
Flaky Scalp: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of flaky scalp. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Seborrheic dermatitis, dry skin, seasonal changes, winter, cold weather, fungal infection of the hair shaft. Hair loss is most likely a telogen effluvium where the hair starts to shed. Treatment is b12 injections every month. ...Read more
White things attached to end of hair when I pull it out, itchy scalp and hair loss what is this? Seb dermatitis or not? Please help
Control blood sugar: A common infection from high blood sugar is thrush (also called monilia) caused by candida yeast infections. There are treatments for the yeast infection (eg, monistat, or Fluconazole by mouth) but the most important factor for cure and to preven trecurrence is getting the blood sugars under control. ...Read more
CC: hair loss, itchy scalp, sore scalp. Irons fine, Vit D is low, Thyroid levels are high, what could cause my hair to be itchy, Sore and hair loss?
Can dry hair lead to permanent hair loss? If i lost hair due to dryness, will my hair ever grow back? Some hair is growing back slowly, some as vellus
Autoimmune, celiac, vitamin def, thyroid,anemia all normal. still having dark circles, dry hair is thinning, dry skin, could it be pcos or low acid?
Dry thin hair& skin: Sounds like you've had all the proper blood work. I would make sure you get vit D and B checked. You could have an intolerance to gluten which would not show up on any lab test. The sx also sound like you maybe malnourished..have you been doing extreme dieting? I know when I diet everything is affected, and not right away. Try going gluten free, and drink water and tea..no soda. Feel better! ...Read more
Sup. Blood clot, unexplained bruising w/o trauma, weight loss, recurrent skin infections, low wbc, joint/muscle pain - what can cause all of this?
This is serious: These symptoms strongly suggest that something serious is going on. Since you included lab values, you have had a blood test, but many things could be causing these symptoms. You need to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more