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Herbal Treatment For Sparse Body Hair
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair follicles are distributed throughout the skin with the exception of the palms, soles and glaborous skin of the genitalia. The hair follicle first forms in the eyebrows, upper lips, and chin at 9 weeks gestation. The bulk of the remaining follicles begin to develop at 4 to 5 months gestation in a ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the available hair restoration techniques, is hair transplant safe, or any other medicine, application for male pattern baldness?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dermatologist: Cellilitis? On no med? If you are losing hair you need to see a skin specialist for diagnosis. Meanwhile you can begin otc Minoxidil 2x a day @ $4 us per month. The generic 2% is cheapest and about as effective as more expensive products. Beware of snake oil salesmen who seem to be everywhere. ...Read more
Over-the-counter: Drug stores have over-the-counter creams that have no "medications" like skin anesthetics, to relieve itching. One can consider the creams containing some type of menthol to be herbal. Such creams and oils have be used for many years, maybe even centuries. The ones in stores now are just the modern versions of them. Sometimes, general itching is due to internal disease, so a doctor should check. ...Read more
It is unknown: These products have not been compared in a double blinded study to determine which is best. ...Read more
Hair growth: Biotin 2.5 mg a day.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wrong question : Homeopathy doesn't directly treat facial hair. It impacts underlying disturbances of your healing system that result in your symptoms -- one of which is facial hair. It's individualized, and a remedy that helps one person may not help others. An experienced homeopath would need to take your case and prescribe a deep-acting remedy. An endocrinology consult would also be wise, for hormonal issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are those hair treatments (did nt use any heat), scalp treatment that is done in salon good for our hair?
Hair: Surely you have many friends your age who have had hair treatment and like it. You should have no trouble looking great! ...Read more
Body lice: You can usually get rid of body lice by cleaning yourself and any personal belongings that may be contaminated. Wash infested bedding, clothing and towels with hot, soapy water — at least 130 f (54 c) — and dry them at high heat for at least 20 minutes. Items that can't be washed may be sealed in a plastic bag for two weeks. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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