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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Excess Hair Growth

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Does herbal medicals for hair loss and hair regrowth actually prevent and are there any approval herbals for hair loss and regrowth..?

Does herbal medicals  for hair loss and hair regrowth  actually  prevent  and are there any approval herbals for hair loss and regrowth..?

Yes, take estrogen: The hair loss that is due to menopause is due to decrease in the estrogen levels in the body. In women this decreased estrogen results in an increase in testosterone relative to the estrogen. This elevation of testosterone causes the hair loss. Other things unrelated to menopause but happen during middle age years of life can cause hair loss such as vitamin deficiency and thyroid deficiency. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Excess Hair (Definition)

Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Excess hair grows in parts of the body where it would usually ...Read more


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Best treatment for hair growth?

Best treatment for hair growth?

Depends : I assume you are referring to growth of scalp hair that is thinning out due to heredity . If that is not the case or you are not sure your best bet is to get a hair loss evaluation by a dermatologist. If you have hereditary male pattern hair loss you have two choices. Minoxidil topical works and is over the counter. Finasteride is taken orally but you need a prescription. ...Read more

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Are hair vitamins useful for hair growth during chemo?

Are hair vitamins useful for hair growth during chemo?

Will not help: Loss of hair during chemotherapy is temporary , most of the time hair will grow back with in 3 months after completion of treatments , vitamins , hair tonics will not stop this process. ...Read more

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Which vitamin for thick and fast hair growth and which shampoo is best for fast hair growth ?

Which vitamin for thick and fast hair growth and which shampoo is best for fast hair growth ?

Rogaine (minoxidil) and hair vit: Rogaine (minoxidil) is available over the counter to promote hair growth. There are a variety of hair and nail formula vitamins that will help as well. Ask your pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Maybe: Platelet rich plasma is thought to have growth factors and cytokines that rejuvenate skin and perhaps hair follicles and matrix. As mono therapy it probably isn't so great but it may help hair transplantation Propecia (finasteride) or Minoxidil work better. ...Read more

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Keratinocyte growth factor for hair loss treatment?

Keratinocyte growth factor for hair loss treatment?

KGF and hair growth: Abstract keratinocyte growth factor-2 (kgf-2) is found in dermal papilla fibroblasts and its receptor, fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (fgfr2), in the neighboring outer root sheath of keratinocytes. Administration of recombinant human kgf-2 (rhkgf-2) at 10 ng ml(-1) significantly stimulated human hair-follicle cell proliferation in organ culture (26-35%). Thus, rhkgf-2 is a promising therapeut. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for weak hair follicles with stunted growth? Type of shampoos, pills etc.

What is the best treatment for weak hair follicles with stunted growth? Type of shampoos, pills etc.

Healthy diet: A healthy diet with adequate protein, calcium, fresh fruits and vegetables is the best treatment for weak hair follicles. Avoid pulling on the hair or tying it back tightly. Unfortunately shampoos and pills do not help with hair growth. Pills that cause hair growth cause hair growth everywhere including arms, legs and mustache. ...Read more

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Is prp hair growth treatment effective?

Is prp hair growth treatment effective?

Platelet Rich Plasma: Very effective for hair regrowth at this point. Several research studies confirm this. Examples: J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr;7(2):107-10. Platelet-rich plasma in androgenic alopecia: myth or an effective tool. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:760709. Epub 2014 May 6. The effect of autologous activated platelet rich plasma (AA-PRP) injection on pattern hair loss: clinical and histomorphometric.. ...Read more

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Which other supplements can I take for hair and nail growth besides biotin?

Which other supplements can I take for hair and nail growth besides biotin?

Fish oil,vit A,C,D: You can take fatty acids from fish oil, flax seed, that will moisturize the skin and nail bed.Vit a helps body process protein helps nail bed.Vit c, Folic Acid will also help.And vit d which helps absorp calcium which increses the strength of the nails. ...Read more

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How good is green tea and fenugreek for hair loss alopecia cure?

How good is green tea and fenugreek for hair loss alopecia cure?

None: At your age.....Look for increasing your protein and vitamin intake. If apropriate thyroid level to be checked. See pmd. It may be just familial ..... ...Read more

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During reduced chemo dosages can I take hair vitamins for faster hair growth?

Controversial but...: Most docs advise avoiding vitamins during chemotherapy out of theoretical concern that it will reduce the benefits. However, a large body of research shows that those who combine vitamins with chemo not only have less side effects but have improved survival! see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17283738 that said, some vitamins may interfere with specific meds so use caution.Please see comment:. ...Read more

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Good or not, biotin supplements for stopping hair loss and enhancing hair growth ?!

Good or not, biotin supplements for stopping hair loss and enhancing hair growth ?!

Does not hurt: but I do not think it will stop hair loss. At 21 and being a woman, hair loss would be unusual anyway. recommend you check it out with a dermatologist ...Read more

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What is better for hair growth biotin or skin hair and nails?

What is better for hair growth biotin or skin hair and nails?

It is unknown: These products have not been compared in a double blinded study to determine which is best. ...Read more

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Suggest some oils for increasing hair growth?

Suggest some oils for increasing hair growth?

None: Androgenetic alopecia, the hair loss experienced by most adults as they age, can be helped by taking a vitamin called biotin, 3,000-5,000 mcg/day, and applying topical minoxidil solution. Massaging the scalp seems to help as well, but specific oils are not needed. Other treatments require prescription. ...Read more

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What vitiamins is best for healthy hair & hair growth? Some names please

What vitiamins is best for healthy hair & hair growth? Some names please

Biotin-Hair ; Nails: Biotin is a type of vitamin b complex and it is sometimes known as vitamin h (h for hair). Biotin is particularly for anyone who is interested in promoting hair growth and growing thicker hair. Besides, it also ensures the overall health of skin and nails, assisting in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and protein and maintaining the health of mind and emotional well-being of a person. ...Read more

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

No: Rogaine (minoxidil) only acts directly where it is applied. Men put it on their scalp in the front receding hairline area of in the back circle of hair loss. Women get more of a female pattern baldness when is overall equal hair loss from the entire scalp. You may use rogaine (minoxidil) for this, but be sure to wash your hands so you don't transfer it to areas where you don't want hair growth to be encouraged! ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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