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Home Remedies For Faster Hair Growth
Can try it: 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
Be in good health: If one is in good health, eating a well-balanced diet, without hormonal imbalances (such as thyroid problems), hair will grow as fast as nature allows. It may be one's destiny to have fewer hairs or slower growing hairs compared with friends (but that would be considered normal). Cutting hair or conditioning hair does not change how the hair grows, because those things don't affect the follicle. ...Read more
Not quicker: Get adequate 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, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shampoo balding: unknown person asks: Home made shaampoo remedy for hair loss? ANS: I have been doing medicine for 50 years and losing hair all that time. I have never heard of a home remedy that helps and even most advertised remedies do not work. See your Dr to find cause of hair loss and then there may be a treatment. Look at and ask other family members to see if runs in your family first. ...Read more
Some individuals do grow facial hair faster. So is there a way to make facial hair grow faster for me?
None of the above: OTC pediculicides do not kill eggs & must be repeated in 9 days. You may need 2 bottles each time for long hair. You must use the same product each time on hair that has not been shampooed & will not be shampooed for at least 2 days. Again, you & your mom need to read www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.html. And again, see your doctor tomorrow for prescription medications. Go to bed now. ...Read more
Are hair removal creams for beards harmful over time? Also, can some creams prevent future hair growth from root damage?
No, haven't heard it: Haven't heard of any vitamins being able to make a person's hair grow faster, assuming the person is normal and healthy. That's because normal, healthy people are not deficient in any vitamins related to hair growth. It is fine to take a multi-vitamin a day, just in case one is not getting all the recommended vitamins in his diet, but hair will grow as fast as it wants to grow. ...Read more
No: Several months after you deliver, you will experience an increase in hair fallout. This is normal and is a hormonal effect. The variation in hair growth and fallout is overly synchronized by pregnancy. This will become more un-synchronized as time goes on and you will notice a decrease in noticeable hair loss. ...Read more
Hair: For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine is a hair loss treatment that contains the active ingredient minoxidil. Minoxidil is fda-approved and the only ingredient proven to grow hair. Rogaine was first introduced in the 1980's to treat high blood pressure. While researching the effectiveness of rogaine, hair growth was discovered in patients. ...Read more
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
My 25yr bro is losing hair.Plz suggest home remedy for hair loss.What veg diet to follow. Will hair oil help.
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