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Hair Loss Oil
Not gonna work: The oil is probably safe, but of no value. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
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
Male-pattern loss: Only two agents are available to aid aga, or androgenetic hair loss: Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). Don't count on anything else, even special oils and shampoos, to help. Talk to your dermatologist about this, because we all are trained in the treatments for aga. ...Read more
Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of emu oil, ostrich oil, nor any other bird oil work against balding. There are countless products out there, being sold with claims of fighting baldness. Emu oil is likely just another one of those products. A dermatologist or a hair restoration specialist can help find some treatments that have some benefit, but usually there is no easy cure. ...Read more
Garner: Garnier sleek and shine intensely smooth leave in conditioning cream. ...Read more
I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?
None: Won't help unless you're mixing a salad. ...Read more
No: First and foremost, get checked for hypothyroidism. If that's okay, and you eat a mainstream, sensible diet, chances are you have either telogen effluvium, which isn't really treatable but self-cures, or alopecia areata, which isn't treatable but something to which you adapt. I have two friends, one a physician, with AA who love the "Vin Diesel" look. Your physician is your best guide. Best wishes ...Read more
Does mira hair oil really work for hair loss and fast hair growth? I read up reviews but i'm not sure if it's true or not. Help me
No easy fix: It will not touch alopecia areata. Two gem effluvium will self-cure. If this is hypothyroidism and you go undiagnosed, your school and job performance will suffer and then you will get horribly sick. Talk with your physician on your next visit and if friends notice you are losing your hair, consider a dermatology visit. ...Read more
My 25yr bro is losing hair.Plz suggest home remedy for hair loss.What veg diet to follow. Will hair oil help.
Does oily scalp causes hair loss?Is it true if oil stays on scalp does it cause hair to fall out.Plz answer thankxx
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
I oil my hair on a routine and wash it twice a week. No change noticed. Large flakes of dandruff visible in addition to excess hair loss. Advice!
Get seen: I suspect you have a pityrosporum scalp infection, but it's very much worth a physician's office visit. ...Read more